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DOE Works with Manufacturers on Technical Challenges

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the second round of funding for its Technologist in Residence (TIR) program. According to the DOE, the program “aims to strengthen lab-industry relationships to support industry needs and leverage the national lab network for strategic, … Continue reading

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DOE Develops Paint-On Coating to Tackle Energy Leakage

In an effort to curb the estimated $50 billion annually that energy leakage through windows costs building owners, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has synthesized a potential solution. Researchers have developed a polymer … Continue reading

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Does Window Film Need Another Rating System?

Is there room for another window film rating system? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) thinks so. With a $1.6 million cost-shared grant from the DOE, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has launched the new Attachments Energy Rating Council … Continue reading

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DOE Sets New Green Standards for Federal Buildings

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a rule aimed at ensuring federal buildings use proper energy certifications. The rule, which goes into effect November 13, makes certain that in cases where agencies choose to use green building certification systems … Continue reading

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New Better Buildings Challenge Partners Aim for Greater Efficiency in Data Centers

As part of the Obama Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to reduce their energy use by at least 20 percent over the next decade. According … Continue reading

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