Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Department of Energy ’

Energy Secretary: 2013 a “Banner Year” for Solar

Feb 21st, 2014

At a luncheon at the U.S. Press Club in Washington, D.C., this week U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the country has more than doubled the amount of wind and solar electricity over the last five years and “we see a doubling of that again in the next five years.” In the prior [...]

Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing

Dec 6th, 2013

Building on $2 billion in financing commitments from the private sector for energy-efficiency updates to commercial buildings under the President’s Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Departments of Energy (DOE) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has expanded the challenge to multifamily housing. “Over the last two years, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has helped drive [...]

Crystal Windows Brighten Solar Decathlon House

Aug 27th, 2013

Flushing, N.Y.-based Crystal Window and Door Systems announced it has supplied windows for the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) 2013 entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The final judging for this year’s Solar Decathlon will be held October 3-13 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. The MS&T entry [...]