DOE's Building Technologies Program Launches Quarterly Newsletter: Building E2 News
May 12, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Technologies Program is now offering a free online quarterly newsletter. Building E2 News is designed to keep those involved with residential and commercial buildings current with the latest research and news about energy-efficient buildings. View the first issue now.
The Building Technologies Program is actively pursuing research and deployment activities to support cost-effective and highly energy-efficient building technologies and strategies. This newsletter will be a key vehicle to share that information about those efforts.
Each issue will feature articles focusing on residential and commercial buildings, a technology highlight, and an interview with a key guest. Additionally, the newsletter will provide information about upcoming events and a special tip related to energy-efficient buildings.
Read this edition of Building E2 News to learn about:
- The creation of the nation's largest net-zero energy commercial building
- Five builders who are raising the bar for high-performance homebuilding
- A new calculator to measure energy savings of cool roof technology
- The 2011 Solar Decathlon teams, from Richard King, the director of the program
- A new air sealing report that can help increase home energy savings by up to 20%.
Visit the Building Technologies Program Web site for information about research and development of technologies and practices to improve the energy efficiency of our nation's buildings.