U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Technologies Office
Building America's Top Innovations Advance High Performance Homes
Innovations sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program and its teams of building science experts continue to have a transforming impact, leading our nation's home building industry to high-performance homes. Building America researchers have worked directly with more than 300 U.S. production home builders and have boosted the performance of more than 42,000 new homes. Learn more about Building America Top Innovations.
2013 Top Innovations
New Top Innovations are awarded annually for outstanding Building America research achievements. Learn more about the 2013 Top Innovations recently awarded by selecting a category or award recipient below.
In 2012, DOE identified more than 30 game-changing building achievements from the years 1995 through 2012 as Building America Top Innovations Shining a light on these accomplishments will guide the industry in its move toward more energy-efficient, healthier, and durable homes. See past awards.