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GSA Commits to New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

GSA Commits to New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

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Will Reduce Operational Emissions 54% by FY2025; Leader Among Federal Agencies (Photo Caption: This is the lobby of the nation’s first net-zero energy usage historic building at the Wayne Aspinall Federal Building and Courthouse in Grand Junction, Colorado) Supporting the Obama...
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GSA Goes Green in Washington, DC

GSA Goes Green in Washington, DC

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Agency Holds Industry Day on Sustainability in Leased Buildings, Participates in Smarter DC Challenge Last week, GSA held an industry day on sustainability in leased buildings at its headquarters building in Washington, DC. From a private sector perspective, the timing...
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Wrap Up: Fall Digital Innovation Hackathon

Wrap Up: Fall Digital Innovation Hackathon

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Here at the General Services Administration we are working hard to provide better service at a greater value to the American public. That’s why, on Friday, we hosted our GSA Digital Innovation Hackathon Fall Edition. Hackathons benefit citizens and our partner agencies...
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Working Together to Make Government Greener

Working Together to Make Government Greener

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By Kevin Kampschroer, GSA Director of Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings and Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy  With hundreds of thousands of facilities and vehicles spread across the globe, the United States...
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FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

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In addition to enhanced savings and benefits to small businesses, GSA’s new FSSI OS3 solution makes it easy for federal agencies to meet their sustainable acquisition goals by purchasing green products. Green Benefits of GSA’s new cost-saving and efficient FSSi...
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Washington State Weeping Willow Selected as Heritage Tree

Washington State Weeping Willow Selected as Heritage Tree

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This blog is reposted from Northwest Arctic Region and the original can be found here. A 40-foot-tall weeping willow tree outside of GSA’s Northwest/Arctic Regional Office Building has been named a Heritage Tree by the city of Auburn, Washington. The...
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Fact Friday: FY14 Climate Change Risk Management Plan

Fact Friday: FY14 Climate Change Risk Management Plan

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The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) FY14 Climate Change Risk Management Plan contains specific actions to guide the agency in building the capabilities, capacity, and confidence it needs to address the risks faced by the agency in a changing climate....
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FAS Seeks Savings Through Sustainability

FAS Seeks Savings Through Sustainability

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This year, FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe has a lot talked about creating a great customer experience and the future of the Federal Acquisition Service. We’ve also talked about the great work we do, and our category management approach to acquisition....
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GSA Seeks Promising Technologies to Improve Building Performance

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Agency’s Green Proving Ground Announces its FY14 Program, Calls for Applicants to the FY15 RFI GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program aims to drive environmental performance in federal buildings and lead market transformation through early adoption and deployment of innovative,...
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