SWA Launches New Website for DOE Building America Research Team

AUGUST 23, 2013

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that the firm has launched a new website for the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) that provides users with a more intuitive and efficient way of browsing. The new CARB website,, serves as a vital resource for builders, engineers, architects and other essential members of the home building industry. The content of the updated website includes technical case studies, building guides and other materials helpful to reducing home energy use. The website has a brand new look and feel and includes a searchable database for the first time, making it much more user friendly than the former CARB website.

About CARB
CARB, led by Steven Winter Associates, Inc., is one of the original core residential research teams that are a part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building America program, formed to reduce home energy use by up to 50%. CARB is a leader in advanced residential building research and design, and focuses on innovative market delivery and cost-effective demonstrations of high performance retrofits and new homes. Much of the research conducted for CARB consists of systems optimization and the incorporation of new technologies into existing homes, with the ultimate goal of drastically improving energy efficiency in American homes.

About Building America
The Building America program, initiated by the DOE, is a source of groundbreaking innovation in residential building energy performance, durability, quality, and affordability. Building America does this by partnering with leaders in the home building industry, like Steven Winter Associates, Inc., to bring cutting-edge innovations and resources including high-efficiency insulation and appliances to the market.

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