Department of Energy Resources, Featured Links, and Events

Better Buildings Summit web page
Washington, D.C.
May 15-17, 2017

The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solutions to cut energy intensity in their buildings portfolio-wide by 20% over the next ten years. This Summit is designed for partners and stakeholders to exchange best practices and highlight demonstrated market solutions with an equal emphasis on discussing future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes and buildings.

Visit the Agenda-at-a-glance for a schedule of sessions.

Better Communities Alliance
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Communities Alliance (BCA) is a partnership that brings together public and private sector leaders to deliver energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, and renewable energy solutions that create cleaner and more prosperous communities for all Americans. The BCA provides local governments with integrated expertise, resources, and peer-networking opportunities from across the government, nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sectors.

CHP for Resiliency Accelerator

The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for Resiliency Accelerator will support and expand the consideration of CHP solutions to keep critical infrastructure operational every day and night regardless of external events.ombined Heat and Power (CHP) for Resiliency Accelerator will support and expand the consideration of CHP solutions to keep critical infrastructure operational every day and night regardless of external events.