The Energy Technologies Area maintains advanced research and test facilities for cooperative and sponsored research and development. The facilities support testing of materials and compenents to entire building systems.
Testing OpenADR compliant devices in a working environment.
Two full scale test facilities for assessing energy performance of room air conditioners, packaged terminal air conditioners...
State of the art instrumentation systems for measurement of gaseous and particle-phase pollutants.
A state-of-the-art testing facility for buildings, located next to ETA at Berkeley Lab.
Using instrumentation to characterize the properties of glazing and shading materials for windows.
The IRLab experiments on the thermal performance of windows and other insulated systems.
Conducting research to improve the energy efficiency of lighting systems.
Utilizing test chambers for testing window performance under actual outdoor conditions.
Studying the chemical properties of materials using lasers.
A multi-room laboratory for testing thermal properties of advanced windows and window systems.
Studying sources, transport and chemistry of indoor pollutants in a controlled environment.
Battery Fabrication Laboratory conducts battery cell analysis.
Developing novel materials and systems for next-generation energy efficient windows.
Evaluating the fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions of cookstoves.
The Refrigerator Test Chamber's primary purpose is to evaluate the performance of household refrigerator-freezers,...