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DOE and American Institute of Architects Extend Their Partnership on Buildings
DOE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) signed an agreement on October 4th that continues and expands their partnership on DOE's buildings programs. DOE and AIA will continue their joint work by creating resource-efficient buildings; encouraging improvements in the quality of indoor environment and occupant productivity; advocating an increased use of renewable, clean energy sources; working to reduce the environmental impact of buildings; and promoting global economic opportunities through internationally recognized high-performance designs and energy-efficient structures. See the DOE press release.