Department of Energy

Revised Furnace Efficiency Standard Proposed
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Revised Furnace Efficiency Standard Proposed

Updated units can save homeowners up to $411 a year. Read more

DOE Grant Funds Will Help Develop Residential Construction Solutions
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DOE Grant Funds Will Help Develop Residential Construction Solutions

Home Innovation Research Labs will use DOE grant funds to test window installation... Read more

New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper
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New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper

Communities are invited to receive technical assistance to help spur solar market... Read more

How Much Power Could Solar Panels Provide?
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How Much Power Could Solar Panels Provide?

The Department of Energy's renewable energy lab just nearly doubled its estimate... Read more

3-D Printed Tiny House Shares Energy With a 3-D Printed SUV
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3-D Printed Tiny House Shares Energy With a 3-D Printed SUV

From architecture firm SOM and the U.S. Department of Energy, here's a glimpse at... Read more

Do Energy Codes Work?
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Do Energy Codes Work?

Preliminary results from the largest residential energy code field study ever... Read more

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Houses that Innovate Houses that Innovate

The DOE's Innovation Awards recognize the very best in innovation on the path to zero energy ready homes. These 27 projects show that extreme energy efficiency can come in an attractive package. Read more

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DOE Announces SHEILD Program for Energy Efficient Windows DOE Announces SHEILD Program for Energy Efficient Windows

The DOE will provide $30 million in funding for a new initiative to make old single-pane windows more efficient with insulating materials. Read more

Solar Decathlon Kicks Off With New Takes on Sustainable Living
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Solar Decathlon Kicks Off With New Takes on Sustainable Living

As sea levels rise and natural disasters devastate towns, collegiate teams across... Read more

Solar Energy Research Center opens at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Solar Energy Research Center opens at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The state-of-the-art building will house 100 researchers working in the field of... Read more

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