Call for Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects
April 2010 - Energy EfficiencyThree Department of Energy national laboratories have issued a call for projects seeking commercial building owners and operators constructing new buildings or retrofitting existing buildings that are significantly more energy-efficient than the current building stock.
As part of the Commercial Building Partnerships (CBP) initiative, the labs will team commercial building owners and operators with laboratory researchers and private-sector technical experts to provide technical expertise in the design, construction, and validation of low-energy building designs.
The labs – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – are also seeking technical expert teams and measurement and verification technical contractors to assist with CBP. At a minimum, these teams will include architectural, HVAC and controls, daylighting, lighting, energy modeling, building auditing and data collection, cost estimation, and commissioning expertise.
Each CBP building project will be documented in publicly available case studies.
Completed applications are due by May 10, 2010.