Green Building

GSA and DOE Seek Promising Technologies to Improve Building Performance

GSA and DOE Seek Promising Technologies to Improve Building Performance

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Today, GPG is proud to announce seven technologies selected from last year’s RFI, and the publication of a joint GSA/DOE Request for Information (RFI) seeking innovative building technologies for evaluation in federal and commercial buildings. GPG’s seven new selected technologies...
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GSA’s 8(a)STARS II Award Makes Government Buildings Smarter

GSA’s 8(a)STARS II Award Makes Government Buildings Smarter

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Imagine walking into your office building, coffee in hand, and the first thing you see is a bright digital display with a color dashboard offering a variety of information, including an agenda with your 10 a.m. meeting on it. Later,...
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GSA Honored for Energy and Water Efficiency in Minnesota

GSA Honored for Energy and Water Efficiency in Minnesota

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Greening the government is one of our highest priorities, and we’re proud that the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in Fort Snelling, Minn., was selected as a 2015 winner of the prestigious Federal Energy & Water Management Award. Each year,...
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GSA Seeks to Exchange State Street Buildings for Renovation Work

GSA Seeks to Exchange State Street Buildings for Renovation Work

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GSA is committed to reducing the federal government’s real estate footprint by making more efficient use of federal properties and disposing of facilities that no longer meet the needs of our federal agencies. Pursuing a potential exchange for service follows...
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Beth Savage Receives Prestigious Cabinet-Level Award

Beth Savage Receives Prestigious Cabinet-Level Award

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Under Beth Savage’s leadership, GSA’s Center for Historic Buildings has been cited as the “gold standard” in its sophistication and commitment to preservation. No small accolade, in large part due to Beth’s energy and commitment. She has dedicated herself completely...
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GSA targets 70 percent waste diversion at the Denver Federal Center by 2020

GSA targets 70 percent waste diversion at the Denver Federal Center by 2020

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In May 2015, GSA expanded its Denver Federal Center (DFC) recycling efforts by launching additional single stream recycling and organic waste collection services for six of its 44 active buildings. Since making a more sustainable government is one of GSA’s...
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GSA Architect Don Horn Earns Prestigious National Award

GSA Architect Don Horn Earns Prestigious National Award

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  The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2015 Jury of Fellows recently bestowed the high honor of elevating Don Horn, Deputy Director, GSA Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, to its prestigious College of Fellows. Although the AIA has more...
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GSA Goes Solar with New Projects in Maryland

GSA Goes Solar with New Projects in Maryland

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GSA is renewing its commitment to renewable energy, and we recently signed a contract that will result in the delivery of 81 megawatts of solar energy from two locations on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. These projects will help the federal government...
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GSA Starts Test of New Sustainable Window Technology in Portland

GSA Starts Test of New Sustainable Window Technology in Portland

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This month, GSA completed the installation of 210 dynamic, electrochromic (EC) windows on the south side of Portland’s 911 Federal Building. Through the end of calendar year, GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program will evaluate the effectiveness of these windows...
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