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PARTNERS IN THE NEWS

Better Buildings Challenge Partners and Allies are being highlighted in national, regional, business, and trade media for their leadership in improving the energy efficiency of commercial and public buildings, multifamily housing, and industrial plants. Recent articles are featured below.

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May 2024

- U.S. launches commercial heat pump manufacturing challenge
Energy Manager
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation, Amazon
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, Data Center
- DOE Announces Better Buildings Initiative to Accelerate Heat Pump Manufacturing, Adoption
HVAC/P HVAC & Plumbing Product News
Partner: AAON, Inc., Amazon, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Target Corporation, Carrier Global Corporation, Lennox International, Inc., Rheem Manufacturing Company, Trane Technologies, York International Corporation
Sector: Commercial, Industrial
- DOE Programs Foster Heat Pump Innovation
PHCP Pros
Partner: Amazon, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Target Corporation, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Lennox International, Inc., Rheem Manufacturing Company, Trane Technologies, York International Corporation
Sector: Industrial, Commercial

April 2024

- U.S. launches commercial heat pump manufacturing challenge
HPAC
Partner: Amazon, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Target Corporation, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Lennox International, Inc., Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sector: Data Center, Commercial, Industrial
- Commercial heat pump technologies today — and a look at what’s to come
Facilities Dive
Partner: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sector: Data Center
- DOE to Smooth Path for Commercial Building Heat Pumps
The ACHR News
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Rheem Manufacturing Company, Carrier Global Corporation, AAON, Inc., Whole Foods Market, Amazon, Los Angeles Unified School District, Johnson Controls
- Better heat pumps for commercial buildings are coming soon
Canary Media
Partner: Whole Foods Market, Target Corporation, Los Angeles Unified School District, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, Johnson Controls, Amazon, Trane Technologies, Lennox International
- Largest solar panel in the state tops Eastpark Medical Center parking deck
WMTV
Partner: UW Health
Sector: Commercial
- DHA Named 2023 Better Buildings Initiative Goal Achiever
Mile High CRE
Partner: Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver, CO
Sector: Multifamily
- Chemours bags two awards from US Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Initiative
Indian Chemicals News
Partner: Chemours
Sector: Industrial
- Chemours Receives DOE Awards for Sustainable Manufacturing Practices
Adhesives & Sealants Industry
Partner: Chemours
Sector: Industrial
- US Initiative Aims To Bring Energy Efficient, RT Heat Pump By 2027
Saur Energy International
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Amazon, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation
- DOE Energizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit
Environment + Energy Leader
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Amazon, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation
- On the Move: Waste and Recycling Company Announcements Week of April 1, 2024
Waste 360
Partner: Chemours
Sector: Industrial
- DOE Energizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit
Energy Central News
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Amazon, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation
- City of San Diego Receives National Award for Commitment to Energy Efficiency
Energy Central News
Partner: San Diego, CA
Sector: Local Government
- DOE Initiative To Accelerate Heat Pump Manufacturing And Adoption
Facility Executive
Partner: Lennox International, Target Corporation, Trane Technologies, IKEA US RETAIL LLC, Amazon, AAON, Inc., Carrier Global Corporation, Rheem Manufacturing Company, York International Corporation
- City of San Diego Receives National Award for Commitment to Energy Efficiency
Times of San Diego
Partner: San Diego, CA
Sector: Local Government