Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions specific to your FOA? Applicants are encouraged to review the Question & Answer tab of your FOA to see if your question has already been asked.

EERE Archived Funding Opportunities


The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) has announced the availability of up to $6 million under the Building Energy Codes Program. The project goal is to investigate whether investing in education, training, and outreach programs can produce a significant change in single-family residential building code compliance rates.  Through this FOA, EERE seeks to fund organizations representing either state or private entities to:


• Measure current single-family residential energy code compliance rates;

• Implement an education, training, and outreach program;

• Measure the post-program single-family residential building energy code compliance rates.

 The eXCHANGE system is currently designed to enforce hard deadlines for Full Application submissions. The APPLY and SUBMIT buttons automatically disable at the defined submission deadlines. The intention of this design is to consistently enforce a standard deadline for all applicants.

 Applicants that experience issues with submissions PRIOR to the FOA Deadline: In the event that an Applicant experiences technical difficulties with a submission, the Applicant should contact the eXCHANGE helpdesk for assistance (

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Required Application Documents

Pursuant to the FOA, Applicants are required to submit the "Required Application Documents" with their Application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

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Full Application

  • Application for Federal Assistance SF-424 (Last Updated: 3/26/2014 01:52 PM ET)
  • EERE 159 - Budget Justification (Last Updated: 3/26/2014 01:53 PM ET)
  • Disclosure of Lobbying Activities SF-LLL (Last Updated: 3/26/2014 01:53 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/21/2014 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 6/18/2014 5:00 PM ET – 6/23/2014 5:00 PM ET