energy efficiency

GSAWireless soil-moisture sensors were tested by GPG on 1.1 acres of landscape at the Young Federal Building in Orlando, FL.

Building back greener: New federal leases, new sustainability opportunities

In part 2 of the special report, the federal government’s efforts to be more environmentally sustainable over the past two decades are not without success….

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it plans to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth more than $23 billion. (Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Smarter software could help Air Force cut fuel bills by a million gallons per week

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What to do with those electric car batteries once they’re finished

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McGinn: Renewable energy supports Navy’s operational efficiency

Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, says the pursuit of renewable energy is not just about the Navy…

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EPA inspires buildings to duke it out for energy-savings supremacy

The fourth annual Energy Star National Building Competition Battle of the Buildings encourages people to use the same energy-savings strategies they use…

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Air Force rolls out more aggressive energy efficiency plan

After reaching one of its energy efficiency goals three years early, the Air Force has adopted a more ambitious plan. On this week’s edition of On DoD, Dr. Kevin Geiss offers an update on where the Air Force is at now.

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