Energy Efficiency Technology

Unlike some of the strict conservation methods of the past, modern energy efficiency measures rely on proven and up-and-coming technologies. From smart thermostats and Wi-Fi-enabled appliances to data centers and building automation systems, the intersection of technology and efficiency is everywhere. With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, there is more opportunity for implementation and advancement than ever before.


Funding Opportunities

Technology/Product Spotlights

  • Data Centers
    • Data center chip efficiency breakthrough
    • VAEEC/Siemens Lunch & Learn: What’s the Deal with Data Centers? (Sept. 2023)


VAEEC Blog Posts & Updates

America has a building problem.  Americans spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, in buildings that were not designed

News Articles


Jan 19

Department of Energy Announces Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) Funding Awards

The Building Technologies Office announced it is investing up to $19.5 million in 19 projects that will drive innovation in early-stage...
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Apr 17

How Big is the Market for Intelligent Efficiency Technology? You May Be Surprised

Our new research reveals that sales of learning thermostats, a very popular form of intelligent efficiency, are expected to be...
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