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Energy-Efficient Windows a Priority for $500M Infrastructure Project

Public schools across the country will soon have access to $500 million in grant funding through the Biden-Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure. The funds will be used to improve the health and safety of kids, and could … Continue reading

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DOE Seeks Input on Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

The U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and Building Technologies Office (BTO) have jointly issued a request for information (RFI) to gather input on technical and commercial challenges and opportunities for building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems. SETO and … Continue reading

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NFRC Report Captures Potential for Energy-Efficient Commercial Windows

With architects, builders, and manufacturers facing growing pressure to ensure that windows, doors and skylights reduce energy use, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is releasing a report on the potential benefits of high-efficiency windows in commercial buildings, titled “Characterization … Continue reading

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DOE Reviews ASHRAE 90.1 to Evaluate Energy Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its Preliminary Energy Savings Analysis of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, and is currently accepting written comments from interested parties on any subject within the scope of the analysis. According to the Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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Session Covers Glazing Design Requirements for GSA Buildings

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) owns and leases more than 9,600 properties around the U.S., a third of which are historic. To address some of the GSA’s building requirements, Lance David, LEED Fellow with the GSA, led a seminar … Continue reading

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