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DOE Building Envelopes Roadmap Workshop at Buildings XI

Posted by Webmaster on 18. November 2010 17:51

UPDATE: Please check back to the blog in January for a summary of comments and events from this meeting... Workshop Alert! Please join members of the Building Envelope R&D Program as Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosts the 11th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings on December 5-9, 2010 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This conference focuse... [More]

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Draft Cool Roof Roadmap Now Available for Review!

Posted by Webmaster on 18. November 2010 13:25

A draft of our Cool Roof Roadmap is now available for your review!  This draft roadmap lays out the steps that the Cool Roof program will take during the next three years to promote cool roofs and cool roof research. It outlines research on how cool roofs can promote energy savings, reduce urban temperatures, and even possibly mitigate global warming.We are now seeking input from our stakehol... [More]

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DOE and Other Federal Agencies Leading the Way with Cool Roof Technology

Posted by Webmaster on 31. August 2010 16:04

The Department of Energy (DOE) is truly leading by example. Just recently, Secretary Steven Chu announced a series of initiatives underway at DOE to more broadly implement cool roof technologies on DOE facilities and buildings across the federal government. In a letter issued to the heads of other federal agencies, Chu and DOE are encouraging them to take similar steps at their facilities. In sup... [More]

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Development of an Integrated Cool Roof Energy Savings Calculator

Posted by Webmaster on 14. May 2007 20:25

Memo to Calculator Advisory Group (PDF 44 KB), May 2007Download Adobe Acrobat. Posted By: Tech Admin from Technologists Inc May 14, 2007 8:25 PM Currently there are both a DOE (ORNL) and EPA (LBNL) on-line energy savings calculator for cool roofs. The DOE model is based on measured energy savings at the ORNL facilities. The EPA model is based on LBNL parametric DOE-2 simulations that utilize a ... [More]

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