Energy Department awards $32M for building retrofit projects

Originally published by DailyEnergyInsider. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $32 million to fund over 30 building retrofit projects that will improve technologies in affordable housing.

The DOE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) in the Office and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) created the Advanced Building Construction (ABC) Initiative to reinvent the “ABCs” of building construction and renovation. These projects are among the first whole-building demonstrations of the ABC Initiative’s efforts to drive the development of new technologies, practices, and approaches.

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