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News Archives - 2013

January

Lowell, Massachusetts, Restaurant Exceeds Energy Savings Expectations
Energy Department Invests $9 Million for Home Energy-Saving Products
DOE Request for Information: Fenestration Attachment Certification and Labeling
Sun, Shade, and Air Help PNC Achieve a Net-Zero Energy Branch
CBEA evolves to the Better Buildings Alliance
Energy Department Offers $12 Million to Accelerate Solar Cell Efficiency

February

Climatemaster Trilogy 40 Q-Mode™ Wins ASHRAE Award
Community Power Works Uses Housing Data to Make the Emerald City Even
Letter from Secretary Steven Chu to Energy Department Employees Announces His Decision Not to Serve a Second Term
Lowell, Massachusetts, Preserves Historic Home Through Energy Upgrades
New Bond Helps Toledo, Ohio, Expand Financing Pool
Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers
LEDs: Lighting The Way To Major Energy Savings

March

St. Louis Launches Plan for More Sustainable Community
GSA Seeks Public Input for Green Building Certification
Building Technologies Office Announces $6.4M to Advance Building Technologies Innovations
Building Technologies Office Announces $12 Million to Advance Energy Efficiency in Small Commercial Buildings
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Sponsors Honored at 2013 ENERGY STAR Awards
Building Technologies Office Plans Challenge to Spur Development of Low Cost Electric Metering Devices
Building Technologies Office Announces $3 Million to Advance Building Automation Software Solutions in Small to Medium-Sized Commercial Buildings

April

EPA, Energy Department Recognize 2013 Energy Star Partners of the Year
Manufacturing Energy Use Down Since 2002: EIA
The Standard Work Specifications for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades Now Available Online
Energy Department Highlights Nissan's Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee
USDA Announces $6 Million for Rural Smart Grid
President's 2014 Budget Proposes Critical Investments in Clean Energy
Sensors and Controls Program and Project Review: May 21-22, 2013
97 Home Improvement Contractors Receive Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Century Club Award
Energy Department Highlights Nissan’s Better Plants Challenge Project
Walmart Announces New Goals for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

May

EPA Announces Winner of the Energy Star National Building Competition
Navy, NREL Conduct Office Energy Study to Reduce Power Use
Tribes to Receive New Energy Department Assistance for Clean Energy
Better Buildings Challenge Reports First Year's Savings
BTO Launches the Advanced Roof Top Unit Campaign

June

2013 EIA Energy Conference Features Secretary Moniz
Energy Department Sets New Efficiency Standards for Microwave Ovens
Federal and Industry Partners Issue Challenge to Manufacturers
Federal and Industry Partners Issue Challenge to Manufacturers
Energy Intensity of Federal Buildings Slashed 25% in Past Decade

July

EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers
President Obama Touts Renewable Energy, Efficiency in Climate Plan
Bright Lights and Even Brighter Ideas
New Energy Department Rule Boosts Efficiency on Federal Buildings
Energy Department Projects Win 38 R&D 100 Awards for 2013
Climate Change: Effects on U.S. Energy
Energy Department Invests to Save Small Buildings Money by Saving Energy
EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
Energy Department Invests to Save Energy in Small Buildings
DOE Awards $11 Million to Small Clean-Tech Businesses

August

Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling, and Lighting
Energy Department Invests in Heating, Cooling, and Lighting
EPA Kicks Off Energy Star National Building Competition

September

Historic Energy Efficiency Rules Would Save Consumers Money and Cut Carbon Emissions
Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center, New Supercomputer
USDA Awards $11 Million in Loans for Smart Grid
Energy Department Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center
DOE and Georgetown University to Speed Local Energy Efficiency

October

Energy Efficiency Program Saves U.S. Manufacturers $1 Billion
Report: U.S. States Advancing Energy Efficiency
Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money
Energy Department Announces Winners of Housing Innovation Awards

November

EERE Launches New Blog
Energy Department’s New Laboratory at NREL Earns LEED Platinum
Leading the Way in Energy Best Practices
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects
Lighting the Way for Big Energy Savings in Los Angeles
Energy Department Invests More Than $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money
Reducing LED Costs Through Innovation
Two Companies Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

December

Better Buildings Challenge Expands to Multifamily Housing
Energy Department Awards $4 Million for State Energy Efficiency
Net-Zero Energy Retail Store Debuts in Illinois
Energy Department Offers $10 Million for Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies