Request for Information: Advanced HVAC&R Research and Development (R&D)

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Funding Opportunity ID: 285159
Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0001590
Opportunity Title: Request for Information: Advanced HVAC&R Research and Development (R&D)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Other
Category of Funding Activity: Energy
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 81.086
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOE-GFO
Agency Name: Department of Energy
Golden Field Office
Posted Date: Jun 20, 2016
Close Date: Jul 25, 2016 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.
Last Updated Date: Jun 20, 2016
Award Ceiling: $2
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Description: 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 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. The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to gather feedback from stakeholders prior to DOE potentially issuing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). This RFI is not a FOA; therefore, DOE is not accepting applications at this time. All responses to this RFI must be provided as an attachment (in Microsoft Word format) to an e-mail message addressed to RFI-ADV-HVACR@ee.doe.gov. Responses must be received no later than 5:00PM ET on July 25, 2016. The full content of the announcement can be found on the EERE Exchange website at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov.
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Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285159

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