Space Heating #1 Cause Of End-Use Home Energy Consumption In USA

Space heating continued to be the top energy-consuming end use in U.S. homes in 2020 according to the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Heating homes accounted for 42% of energy consumption in the residential sector. Space heating in U.S. households cost $519 on average. Energy consumption and expenditures varied across the country, … [continued]

Bringing Energy-Efficient Building Technologies Closer to Commercialization

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is accelerating emerging technologies from lab to market through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). With an overarching goal to increase the number of commercialized energy technologies developed at national laboratories, the TCF Program awarded funding to support two NREL Buildings projects. Because buildings use 75% … [continued]