Challenge Archive

Engineer adjusts bank of dimmer lights.

Solving Market Adoption for Emerging Efficiency Technologies

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2021 competition.  The objective of this challenge is to develop an innovative, holistic solution that will increase the accessibility, purchase, installation, and […]

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Aerial view of San Diego.

Resilience for All in the Wake of Disaster

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2021 competition.  The objective of this challenge is to develop holistic solutions to improve the resilience of the built environment, making equity […]

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Children play in a school gym.

Equal Access to Healthy Indoor Air

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2021 competition.  The objective of this challenge is to develop a holistic solution to address indoor air quality (IAQ) inequities in the […]

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Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings (GEB)

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2020 competition.  The objective of this challenge is to develop conceptual designs that support BTO’s overall GEB strategy in the areas of […]

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Building Energy Audits for Residential or Commercial Buildings

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2020 competition. The objective of this challenge is to develop technical solutions to expedite energy audits or develop a simplified, yet effective, […]

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Advanced Building Construction Methods

Note that this challenge was for the Fall 2020 competition.  The objective of this challenge is to develop an innovative solution incorporating substantial changes in building materials or construction methods, […]

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