John Carmody (Center for Sustainable Building Research) will co-lead a public-private partnership selected by the US Department of Energy to develop cost-effective solutions to dramatically reduce the average energy use of housing while improving comfort and quality. Carmody's project, one of 15 nationally, is part of the "Building America" program and is titled the NorthernSTAR Energy Efficient Housing Research Partnership Team. The project will use a holistic approach to achieve multiple performance outcomes of energy efficiency, durability, indoor air quality and low environmental impact.
- "Minn. project picked for efficiency program" by Bob Geiger, Dolan Media Newswires, the Daily Reporter
- "University of Minnesota project one of 15 picked for DOE funding" by Bob Geiger, Dolan Media Company newswire
- "U of M project one of 15 picked for DOE funding" by Bob Geiger, Finance & Commerce
- UMNews: "University of Minnesota to lead initiative on home energy efficiency in cold climates"