American University Director of Sustainability Chris O\'Brien analyzes the Federal News Radio \"Greening the Government\" survey.
Green is good, but a building also has to serve the people inside. GSA\'s Kevin Kampschroer explains.
Agriculture plans to update its second version of its green IT strategy this year. State is implementing power management tools and could save almost $2 million. Both agencies are making headway to change the culture of how IT is used by their respective employees.
From the soon-to-be renovated headquarters of the General Services Administration, to the green roof of the main New York City Post Office, the federal government is making energy-efficient-and-sustainable buildings a top priority. But a little over three years ago, one federal building in the D.C. area led the way in the design and construction of a new generation of green buildings.
DoE wants to make all of its roofs white or light color to help reduce the amount of heat buildings absorb. GSA is testing solar panels, geo-thermal and solar chimneys in different buildings around the country. The goal is to help reduce the government\'s $25 billion annual energy bill.
Christine Parthemore, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discusses with the DorobekINSIDER the findings of a CNAS study about DoD\'s transition away from reliance on oil.
Marian Van Pelt, a principal with ICF International, describes how you can measure your sustainability efforts.
The Air Force is adopting what it calls a \"New Energy Culture\" to reduce the force\'s energy use.
Chris O\'Brien is the director of sustainability at American University in Washington. He offers some advice for federal workers who want to green their offices. O\'Brien said to go easy dishing out the guilt and instead serve up solutions that make work easier and more efficient, and heap the praise on everyone who helps.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday its commitment to bring solar energy to the White House. But this isn’t the first time the White House has tapped the sun for energy. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter…
The agency seeks to improve the government\'s energy efficiency through internal and external initiatives. GSA is leading the effort to modernize federal buildings as well as provide customer agencies with sustainable products and services. Read an op-ed by Stephen Leeds, the General Services Administration\'s senior counselor to the administrator.
OPM, GSA, and DoT launch a partnership with D.C.\'s Capital Bikeshare Program.
Rep. Jim Moran tells Federal News Radio if you take 395 through Arlington, your commute may be about to get two to three hours longer every day.
Federal News Radio\'s Jason Miller caught up with Casey Coleman, Chief Information Officer of the General Services Administration. He asked her about a green technology initiative that nearly all federal workers can relate to.