Department of Energy

From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies
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From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies

In the last century, windows have evolved from drafty single-panes to... Read more

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... Read more

New Executive Actions Call For Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy
Federal Government Wants to Swap Two D.C. Buildings for Renovation Services
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Federal Government Wants to Swap Two D.C. Buildings for Renovation Services

The GSA is inviting developers to trade renovation work on its headquarters and... Read more

PPG, PNNL to Develop Window Coating That Responds to Temperature Changes
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PPG, PNNL to Develop Window Coating That Responds to Temperature Changes

Unlike its predecessors, the forthcoming technology will self-power, rather than... Read more

Recent Discoveries in Material Science
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Recent Discoveries in Material Science

Scientists determine carbyne and stanene to be the world’s strongest and most... Read more

Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon
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Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon

The Europeans enjoyed their day in the sun at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Irvine,... Read more

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Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture

LEDs have entered the residential market, giving architects an array of good—and bad—options. Read more

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The Balance of Systems The Balance of Systems

Codes and Standards chair Sam Rashkin describes how new codes and evolving rating systems are addressing the "house-as-a-system" approach to performance. Read more

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A Passion for Performance A Passion for Performance

DOE's Sam Rashkin receives The 2012 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. Read more

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