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Dow Named to U.S.-China Joint Energy Efficiency Consortium

November 17, 2010

Business Wire reports that Dow Chemical Company has been selected by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories (LBNL) as a research partner for the new U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) Consortium on Building Energy Efficiency. Additionally, Dow will chair the CERC Industrial Advisory Board. The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) formally approved and awarded the proposal submitted by LBNL, leader of the Consortium, to develop and implement energy efficiency technologies for residential and commercial buildings. Dow will contribute funding to the CERC Building Energy Efficiency Consortium, as well as in-kind research support and practical commercialization expertise through Dow Building & Construction, a business unit of Dow and a global leader in building science related to insulation, energy efficiency and protection against wind, rain and moisture.