energy efficiency

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Expect more shifts in IT procurement language to reflect sustainability goals

General Services Administration sees a shift in contract obligation and business volume data where sustainability is concerned.

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Extreme weather threats prompt Navy to ensure energy independence, facility climate resilience

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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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Kathleen Hogan: Innovating in energy efficiency

Kathleen Hogan has been building innovative energy efficiency programs in the federal government for more than two decades – first at the EPA and now…

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Cymbalsky builds consensus for new energy conservation standards

John Cymbalsky reached out to industry, environmental groups and consumers to quickly reach a consensus on new energy conservation standards for commercial…

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Agencies use of renewable energy at all-time high

Agencies released sustainability scorecards showing progress toward green goals. Overall, agencies have exceeded goals and reduced greenhouse gases, pollution and waste and increased renewables.

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