The Department of Energy’s Building America Solution Center is a new digital tool that makes it easier for construction professionals, educators, and code officials to access the latest building science research and energy-efficiency best practices.
The website, which went live in January, is one of the tools the agency is using to help achieve its goal of moving new and existing houses toward zero net energy.
The site centralizes the DOE’s information and makes it easy to find. How-to details are provided for all parts of a building — roofs, floors, ceilings, walls, foundations, and HVAC — for optimal energy efficiency.
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