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Federal and Industry Partners Issue Challenge to Manufacturers

June 7, 2013

DOElogoA coalition that includes the U.S. federal government and over 200 major commercial building sector partners has issued a simple challenge to U.S. manufacturers: If you can build wireless sub-meters that cost less than $100 apiece and enable us to identify opportunities to save money by saving energy, we will buy them. A group of at least 18 manufacturers has already agreed to take up the challenge, pledging to produce devices that will meet the specifications outlined by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and its private sector partners that have signed letters of intent to purchase the wireless sub-meters. Read More

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Friday Focus: 3 Creative Ways for Students to Engage in STEM

June 7, 2013

The launch of someone's career in a science, math, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field can start as early as elementary school, though the right elements are necessary to engage students. Several unique initiatives across the country are helping cultivate interest in STEM and fostering learning outside of the classroom curriculum. Read More