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Building Envelope and Windows R&D Program Workshop Agendas Released!

Posted by Webmaster on 1. June 2012 15:33

Two draft agendas have been released for the upcoming Building Envelope and Windows R&D Program Workshops: Building Envelope Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in San Antonio, TX on June 26th, 2012 Building Envelope Workshop Meeting Agenda (Draft) Windows Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Minneapolis, MN on June 28th, 2012 Windows Technology Meeting Age... [More]

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Windows Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop on June 28th Announced!

Posted by Webmaster on 26. April 2012 16:29

DOE-BTP's Building Envelope R&D Program, in association with the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has announced a "Windows Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop this summer in Bloomington, Minnesota! The workshop will take place at The Hotel Sofitel Minneapolis on June 28th from 10:00am-2:00pm in conjunction with the WDMA Annual Technical Conference. All windows technolog... [More]

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Building Envelope Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop on June 26th Announced!

Posted by Webmaster on 26. April 2012 16:00

DOE-BTP's Building Envelope R&D Program has announced a "Building Envelope Technology Stakeholder Engagement Workshop" this summer in San Antonio, Texas! The workshop will take place at The Hilton Palacio Del Rio-Riverwalk on June 26th from 1:00pm-5:00pm, adjacent to the ASHRAE Building Envelope Committee 4.4 Meetings. All building envelope technology stakeholders are invited to come hear the... [More]

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Reviewers Wanted by U.S. DOE: Envelope Technical Experts

Posted by Webmaster on 5. April 2012 11:21

In March, the Building Technologies Program at DOE released a competitive solicitation (scroll down to the heading: DE-FOA-0000621: Energy Savings through Improved Mechanical Systems and Building Envelope Technologies). DOE is looking for reviewers with deep technical and/or market expertise in the HVAC and/or Building Envelope areas for both the Concept Paper phase and Full Application phase. In ... [More]

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DOE to present at ASC's 2012 Adhesive & Sealant Convention!

Posted by Webmaster on 2. April 2012 17:53

If you're planning on attending The Adhesive and Sealant Council's 2012 Adhesive & Sealant Convention, you'll want to catch The Department of Energy's closing session at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Denver, Colorado on April 17 (the show itself will run from April 15-17). The presentation is titled "U.S. DOE Building Envelope R&D Activity and Opportunities for the Adhesive and Sealant Industr... [More]

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The Windows Volume Purchase Program Makes Follow-up Announcement

Posted by Webmaster on 29. March 2012 15:07

This blog post may contain broken links or information that is no longer accessible. Two days after announcing big changes to the High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program (WVP), the WVP team has one more new and very important program update to share: Prices for windows on www.WindowsVolumePurchase.org will be no longer be listed on the site. An updated announcement from Tuesday can be ... [More]

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The High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program Announces Phase II Changes

Posted by Webmaster on 28. March 2012 14:03

The High Performance Windows Volume Purchase (WVP) Program Team is announcing big changes to the market transformation effort, following a two hour stakeholder strategy session on February 2nd, 2012. The strategy session, held via webinar and hosted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), welcomed nearly 50 participants from window manufacturers, non-profit organizations, Federal agencies... [More]

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ARPA-E FOA Includes Building Envelope Technology Opportunity!

Posted by Webmaster on 16. March 2012 15:38

On March 2, 2012, ARPA-E announced the release of an Open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), with letters of intent due on March 30 and Concept Paper submissions due on April 12. The recently updated sections of this FOA are identified in the FOA file located on the ARPA-E Funding Opportunity eXCHANGE Portal: https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/. Check it out, and you'll see under Category 6 of the... [More]

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DOE Announces $5.2 Million to Improve Building Efficiency Technologies, including Building Envelope and Windows!

Posted by Webmaster on 9. March 2012 17:59

As part of the Obama Administration's blueprint for an American economy built to last, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the availability of up to $5.2 million in fiscal year 2012 to develop improved building efficiency technologies, including advanced heating and cooling systems and high efficiency insulation, windows and roofs. Those interested in submitting building envelope projects ... [More]

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DOE releases research topics for SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 3 FOA!

Posted by Webmaster on 9. March 2012 17:41

You read correct! You can now head over to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) page on the DOE-Office of Science web site and learn more about the topics to be released in the April 3 program funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Topics include: Advanced manufacturing Biomass Buildings Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies Solar Vehic... [More]

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NREL Presents on New Glass and Window Technologies at GANA!

Posted by Webmaster on 23. February 2012 16:33

US Glass Magazine has been covering the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Annual Conference this week in Sarasota, FL, and recently featured Tim Snow and Robert Tenent - scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - and their thoughts on the latest in glass and window technology. Watch this video for interviews with both Snow and Tenent to learn more about highly insulati... [More]

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