Better Buildings Home Energy Score: Newsroom

  The Department of Energy is taking energy efficiency to a new level at the 2017 Better Buildings Summit from May 15 to 17 in Washington, D.C. Featuring energy experts from a variety of backgrounds and sectors, the Summit has a little bit of everything for attendees. Read more

  Watch our video and see what the Better Buildings Summit is all about. Over 900 partners and stakeholders meet for three days to exchange best practices and highlight demonstrated market solutions with an equal emphasis on discussing future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes, plants, and buildings.  Read more

  This year's Top-10 Solutions are featured below. These are the most-viewed solutions in the Better Buildings Solution Center. 1. Energy Data Access: Blueprint for Action Toolkit Read more

  Upfront costs are a major barrier to implementing energy efficiency projects. Despite demonstrated energy cost savings of at least 20-30% and the low risk nature of investments in energy efficiency, many efficiency projects do not receive the funding required for implementation. This is due, in part, to poor market information and education regarding financing solutions. Many customers and vendors have an incomplete understanding of the financing options available and how they compare with one another. Read more