U.S. DOE's Office of Building Technologies: Successful Initiatives of the 1990s

Research Report A991


Howard Geller and Jennifer Amann


Examines five successful technologies or initiatives advanced by DOE’s Office of building Technologies during the 1990s, including new housing designs, improved orchiere light fixtures, spectrally selective glazings, alternative refrigerants, and building energy standards. Each case study addresses the specific contributions made by DOE and its partners, the status and impacts of the technology, and the lessons learned.