Ceramic Industry News

DOE Seeks Applications for Housing Research (6/26/07)

June 26, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
The DOE is issuing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that will make available up to $40 million to fund research applications to change the way American homes consume energy.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman recently announced that the DOE is issuing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that will make available up to $40 million to fund research applications to fundamentally change the way American homes consume energy. Awards made under this FOA would support research, development and deployment of technologies that will, on average, reduce new home energy use by 30-90%.

The results of this effort will help advance President Bush’s Advanced Energy Initiative, which aims to change the way we power our cars, homes and businesses. Increased energy efficiency and diversification of clean energy sources is critical to securing our energy future. Using a systems engineering approach, this research seeks to provide new energy-efficient products to the market, incorporate innovations into home design, cut construction time, limit waste and improve builder productivity.

The FOA is part of the DOE’s Building America Project. Visit www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/building_america/ for more information.


Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

April 2014 Issue Highlights

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI July 2014

2014 July

Our annual Data Book & Buyers' Guide is your best resource for suppliers of materials and equipment for the ceramic, glass, brick and related industries. Check it out!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px