Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2013
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion
Policy Target:Buildings
Agency:Department of Energy (DOE)

Better Buildings Accelerators are designed to demonstrate specific innovative policies and approaches, which will accelerate investment in energy efficiency upon successful demonstration. Initiated under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan in 2013, each Accelerator is a targeted, short term, partner-focused activity designed to address persistent barriers that stand in the way of greater efficiency.

Current accelerators include:

  • Smart Labs
  • Zero Energy Districts
  • Clean Energy for Low Income Communities
  • Combined Heat and Power for Efficiency
  • Data Centers
  • Energy Savings Performance Contracting
  • Home Energy Information
  • Home Upgrade Program
  • Industrial Superior Energy Performance
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Wastewater Infrastructure
  • Energy Data
25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Buildings

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