Welcome to the Better Buildings Solution Center

The U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Solution Center is the place to find proven and cost-effective energy and water efficiency solutions by barrier, building type, sector, technology, and more. Browse for Showcase Projects that demonstrate how our partners are reducing energy or water use by 20% or more in buildings and plants across the country. Discover Implementation Models which highlight the innovative strategies partners use to overcome barriers to building efficiency.

Check out our informational portals on renewable energy, workforce development, resilience, waste reduction, water and energy savings, and more. With over 2,800 solutions and resources, the Solution Center is sure to help you tackle your energy challenges.


Solutions range from implementation models, showcase projects, toolkits, case studies, and other free resources.


Commit to the Better Building’s Challenge, participate an Accelerator program, or join the Alliance. Whether you are a building owner, manager or operator, there is a program that will fit your needs.


Get involved in energy management conversations with your peers by attending our events, watching webinars, and getting free training resources on energy efficiency projects!


There is so much to see and learn in the Solution Center. Stay up to date with announcements, subscribe to our emails, and contact us with questions.


About Better Buildings

Through DOE's Better Buildings Initiative, more than 950 commercial, public, industrial, and residential organizations share their proven energy efficiency strategies and inspire others to tap into the continued potential for energy efficiency.

Events Calendar

Better Buildings partners participate in webinars, peer-exchange calls, meetings, and industry workshops and conferences. Browse upcoming events and opportunities to participate by month.

The Better Buildings Newsroom

The newsroom is home to the latest news and announcements from the Department of Energy, trade media showcasing Better Building partners, blogs profiling energy efficiency best practices, and more! Find quick links to all of our social media platforms.