Energy efficiency

TransForum 14-2

TransForum is the newsmagazine published by Argonne National Laboratory's transportation research program. This is the Summer 2014 issue.

Customized Nanoengineered Coatings for Science and Industry

Nanoengineered coatings have diverse applications in the manufacture of microelectronics, optics, sensors and solid-state detectors, to name a few. Of the many techniques for producing manoengineered coatings, atomic layer deposition, or ALD, offers superlative performance. Argonne's advanced ALD materials capabilities and intellectual property are available to scientific firms and industry.

Designing future citiesOctober 7, 2014

LakeSim is an Argonne-developed tool that merges urban design with scientific analysis to aid in the design of 21st century cities. LakeSim uses current architectural and energy data to make forecasts for designers on long-term large-scale developments.

Can propane school buses save money and provide other benefits?October 1, 2014

School districts across the country are looking for ways to save money and be more environmentally sustainable. A new case study from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory that examines five school bus fleets that are successfully using propane school buses provides one promising option.

Energy Systems Organization Charts

Charts showing the organizational structure of the Energy Systems Division and the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne.