DOE Announces $80M for Innovative Building and Technology Practices

Topics in this FOA include:

  • Thermal storage research;
  • Advanced heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, which can provide demand flexibility services to the grid;
  • Next generation refrigeration technologies;
  • Advanced appliance research in areas such as improved compressor design;
  • Next generation lighting;
  • Whole building electric load optimization;
  • Advanced and more efficient building construction;
  • Improved building retrofit technologies; and
  • Workforce development.