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DE-FOA-0001590: Request for Information: Advanced HVAC&R Research and Development (R&D)

 

The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders, including building owners and operators, on questions related to residential and commercial HVAC&R technologies. This information will be used by BTO for strategic planning of the advanced HVAC&R R&D effort and to help guide BTO to craft the potential FOA in a manner that is most effective and optimally targeted at key needs in the industry, in order to achieve DOE’s goals related to HVAC&R (see background, above). More information on the current portfolio can be found at [http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/hvac-water-heating-and-appliances]. This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications.

This RFI is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA); therefore, EERE is not accepting applications at this time. EERE may issue a FOA in the future based on or related to the content and responses to this RFI; however, EERE may also elect not to issue a FOA. There is no guarantee that a FOA will be issued as a result of this RFI. Responding to this RFI does not provide any advantage or disadvantage to potential applicants if EERE chooses to issue a FOA regarding the subject matter. Final details, including the anticipated award size, quantity, and timing of EERE funded awards, will be subject to Congressional appropriations and direction.

Any information obtained as a result of this RFI is intended to be used by the Government on a non-attribution basis for planning and strategy development; this RFI does not constitute a formal solicitation for proposals or abstracts. Your response to this notice will be treated as information only. EERE will review and consider all responses in its formulation of program strategies for the identified materials of interest that are the subject of this request. EERE will not provide reimbursement for costs incurred in responding to this RFI. Respondents are advised that EERE is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted under this RFI. Responses to this RFI do not bind EERE to any further actions related to this topic.

Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to RFI-ADV-HVACR@ee.doe.gov no later than 5:00pm (ET) on July 25, 2016. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. Responses must be provided as a Microsoft Word (.docx) attachment to the email, and no more than 10 pages in length (excluding appendices), 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will be accepted.

Documents

  • DE-FOA-0001590 - Request for Information - Advanced HVAC&R Research and Development (R&D) (Last Updated: 6/14/2016 09:02 AM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: TBD