Building America Solution Center: Linking Innovations to Industry

Building America Solution Center: Linking Innovations to Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 16, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America program has launched the Solution Center, an online resource providing easy access to a wealth of building science and energy efficiency information based on Building America research results. Building America brings together the country’s top building scientists and the biggest names in the building industry to conduct field and lab studies and develop technologies and best practices for new and existing homes across the nation.

The Solution Center’s user-friendly interface offers multiple options for accessing hundreds of high-performance topics ranging from air sealing and insulation to HVAC components, walls, and windows. Resources include:

  • Contracting documents or specifications
  • Step-by-step installation guidance
  • CAD drawings
  • “Right” and “wrong” photographs
  • Training videos
  • Climate-specific guidance
  • Codes and standards
  • Reference libraries.

A mobile field kit feature allows users to save any of these elements for downloading to a mobile device for easy access at the worksite.

Explore the Building America Solution Center.

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The U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) provides information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy  works to strengthen the United States' energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality in public-private partnerships. It supports this goal through: Enhancing energy efficiency and productivity, Bringing clean, reliable and affordable energy technologies to the marketplace, and Making a difference in the everyday lives of Americans by enhancing their energy choices and their quality of life.

Contact:

Office of the Assistant Secretary
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Mail Stop EE-1
Department of Energy
Washington, DC 20585

Phone: 1-877-EERE-INF (1-877-337-3463)

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