Have there been any public announcements about the DOE purchase of the RED software?

March 4, 2024: Yes. On September 28, 2023, the acting director of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Derek, Schroeder, announced the purchase of the RED software at a National Association for State Community Service Programs (NASCSP) using the following slide for clarity:

Additionally, on April 11, 2024, Derek Schroeder (WAP of DOE), Kyle Biega (BTO of DOE), Charlie Holly (PNNL of DOE), and Rick Karg (RED) will present a joint session at the Home Performance Coalition Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The session is titled “RED Calc Lives On!” and will address a short history of RED and its robust future with DOE. The presentation is scheduled from 11:00 – 12:00. Questions will be welcome. 2024 HPC Conference schedule.