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About the Better Buildings Alliance

Through the Better Buildings Alliance, DOE brings together commercial building leaders to develop and share innovative and cost-effective solutions to advance energy efficiency. Alliance members partner with DOE technical experts to identify gaps and work needed to accelerate the adoption of greater energy efficiency. The Alliance includes more than 190 organizations, representing over 11 billion commercial square feet across 5 key market sectors: commercial real estate, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, and retail, food service, and grocery. Issues Alliance members are working on today include resilience, workforce development, field verification of emerging technologies, and more.

Technology & Market Research

DOE’s Technology and Market Solutions Research Teams analyze the latest research and developments on a range of innovative building technologies and solutions and share them in the marketplace. Design and Construction Allies provide innovative strategies for delivering highly efficient buildings. For more information and to get involved:

Learn more about joining the Better Buildings Alliance.

Join the Alliance

Interested commercial building owners and operators can learn more about how to get involved in the Better Buildings Alliance.

Become an Affiliate

Non-profits, efficiency NGOs, and trade organizations that represent sectors covered by the Better Buildings Alliance may be eligible to join as program affiliates.

View Partners

Get to know the partners in your sector! Better Buildings Alliance partners cover 11 billion square feet of U.S. real estate and are working together to uncover the latest technological innovations. 

Explore Sectors

Learn more about the work Better Buildings partners are doing.

Commercial Real Estate Healthcare Higher Education

Hospitality Retail, Food Service, and Grocery

Additional Information

Learn more about the latest partner accomplishments : Better Buildings Progress Reports
Find Financing for Your Energy Efficiency Projects: Financing Navigator
Learn about hot topics from the experts: On-Demand Better Buildings Webinars