As we close another impressive chapter in Solar Decathlon history, we look forward to the next event in 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit application proposals to the Energy Department. Up to 20 teams will selected based on quantity and quality of proposals
The Energy Systems Integrations Facility (ESIF) at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado received a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum designation for new construction.
Since its inception in 1976, the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program has used its traditional formula grant program to explore new methods and equipment for increasing the energy efficiency of homes throughout the nation.
Ghosts and goblins may only come out on Halloween, but energy vampires and phantom loads lurk in our homes and offices all year long. Energy vampires are appliances or other plugged-in devices that draw energy, or phantom loads, when they are plugged in but not in use.
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) blog will include updates on current projects, interviews with energy experts, and other stories about EERE's technology offices, cross-cutting initiatives, and our national laboratories.