A list of important resources for agencies and contractors interested in the greening of government.
The General Services Administration and Metropolis magazine pose this challenge to designers and architects: Take a 1960s federal office building and redesign it to have zero environmental impact.
Moving to the Free State as a result of BRAC? Maryland’s got a little something for you when you buy a home.
Imagine moving just eight miles and saving about $100 million per year. The NNSA’s Mark Holecek has details on how his agency’s doing it.
By Olivia Branco Federal News Radio Most agencies say it’s important to implement sustainable practices, but some federal executives say their agencies are not making progress when it comes to being green. That’s the finding…
Eight reports to Congress over the last six years have pointed out numerous shortcomings in the Federal Protective Service. The issues include inadequate training and supervision of contract guards, insufficient staff and budget, and security breaches that have allowed bomb-making materials to be smuggled into supposedly secure buildings. Now, lawmakers say enough is enough, and have introduced legislation designed to modernize and reform the FPS, which is responsible for security in 9,000 federal buildings and courthouses.
The Army Material Command is moving from Ft. Belvoir to Redstone Arsenal. At least most of it is. We get an update from Kate Kelley, chief of the BRAC office.
’Stop loss’ back pay goes unclaimed
The White House releases 56 agency sustainability plans showing how the government will meet an assortment of energy efficiency goals. Federal Environmental Executive Michelle Moore said ideas run the gamut from recycling to computer power management. The administration is hosting the GreenGov Symposium in October to help educate and promote agency goals.
DISA’s Dave Bullock has done the loops and the laps. He tells us what he’s found.
DISA’s BRAC move includes a huge commute, TRICARE coverage extended to those under 60
Ensuring buildings are safe from the ground up.
This week, host Jason Miller talks with Diane Herdt about GSA’s initiative to use technology to improve the energy efficiencies of the buildings the government owns. Aug. 26, 2010
DoE set up Energy Savings Performance Contracts with several different companies to work under a share-in-savings approach to reduce agency utility bills. Agencies do not have to pay upfront costs to move electricity or other infrastructure away from fossil fuels. The contracts could help agencies meet the White House’s carbon footprint and greenhouse goals.