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DOE Intends to Issue a Funding Opportunity

Opportunity Accelerates the Renovation of Buildings with Energy-Efficient Innovations

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced its intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on behalf of the Building Technologies Office (BTO) called “Advanced Building Construction (ABC) – 2021.” This FOA would fund research intended […]

Final deadline reminder to complete your NYC Construction Award entry


The NYC Construction Awards would like to hear from all companies who have made an impact on the industry… Meet. Network. Connect. About NYCCA 2018 The NYC Construction Awards (NYCCA), hosted by the New York Build Expo, brings the industry together to recognize achievements, developments and innovation within the NYC construction landscape. The […]

TOMORROW: Energy Code Commentator: The New Standard 90.1-2016!

The Energy Codes Commentator presents… TOMORROW: The New Standard 90.1-2016!

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program is excited to host the next event in its Energy Code Commentator training series!

What You Need to Know About the New Energy Standard for Commercial Buildings: ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016

Drake Erbe, Standard 90.1 Committee […]

NYSERDA Announces Completion of State’s First NY-Sun Community Shared Solar Project

More than three dozen residents come together and participate in new clean, affordable solar power project in Southern Tier Region Complements Governor’ Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision Strategy to Lead on Climate Change and Grow New York’s Economy The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the completion of New […]

The April 2014 Edition of Green Energy Times is now Available Online

You can now view the full version of our current issue of Green Energy Times from the ‘Current & Past Issues’ Quick Link here in the left side of this page.

There is a lot of exciting information in this issue, like where to find Solar Installers in your area, Green Builders, Building Efficiency and […]

Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines Job Task Analyses

Announcement of the Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines Job Task Analyses Validation Study

The National Institute of Building Sciences, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Professional Testing, Inc. invite you to participate in a nationwide research study validating job task analyses (JTAs) of four key energy-related jobs in the commercial buildings sector. Your […]

Leading builders recognized for transforming housing market

The inaugural DOE Housing Innovation Awards were presented on October 4, 2013 during the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California. Nineteen DOE Challenge Home Builders were recognized for 21 amazing homes. Each one of these homes is highlighted in a case study. Learn how these outstanding builders are leading the race to zero energy ready homes. […]

Another Request for Bid Proposals for a Solar Electric Project

Dear REV Members,

Please find a Request for Proposals for a project from the City of Montpelier by clicking HERE.

Please note that the first deadline for this process is November 1st (this was just sent to us the other day).

Please note that you may be needed to be an approved Partner through […]

Recycling For Your Construction Project …

Did you know?

By Clare Innes

Crushed glass, as mentioned in the article, used in place of crushed gravel to build a French drain at a residence.

When you’re making plans to button up your house, close down your cabin, and shore up the shed for winter, it’s easy to keep a […]

Interiors Green Shots


By Jessica Barber Goldblatt

Earth or clay plaster is a blend of clay, fine aggregate, with an addition of fiber and pigment, depending on the look one wants to achieve.

Earth materials were used extensively in buildings of all sorts prior to the 19th century. The disappearance was not because […]