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Employee outreach program connects agency work to community impact

Employee outreach program connects agency work to community impact

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GSA’s impact is broad and deep across the country. It’s so broad that sometimes it’s difficult to connect the dots and to understand how exactly the agency and the work of our nearly 12,000 employees are making a difference all...
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Turning Dirt On The Most Efficient Aerospace System In The World

Turning Dirt On The Most Efficient Aerospace System In The World

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) broke ground on a new sustainable, secure, and cost-effective facility for the FAA on Tuesday, June 7, at the Des Moines Creek Business Park in Seattle. Being able...
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Making sustainable procurement easier across government

Making sustainable procurement easier across government

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GSA is expanding our Sustainable Facilities Tool (SFTool) with a new pilot platform that streamlines sustainable product procurement for vendors and buyers. SFTool is an interactive website hosted by the GSA Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings that shows federal...
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GSA’s Energy Saving Projects Save Taxpayers Money

GSA’s Energy Saving Projects Save Taxpayers Money

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Today, during our Earth Day celebration, I had the pleasure of accepting an energy rebate check for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in the amount of $12,645.  The rebate was for a GSA’s energy saving project to replace over...
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GSA Acts on Climate

GSA Acts on Climate

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In June 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40 percent. Since 2008, GSA has supported the President’s efforts by cutting the agency’s carbon footprint nearly 30 percent, saving agencies and...
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Budgeting for Federal Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Budgeting for Federal Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

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On February 9, President Obama submitted to Congress a fiscal year 2017 budget request that reflects his commitment to making investments in federal infrastructure and transforming how the government manages cybersecurity through the proposal of a $3.1 billion Information Technology...
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GSA Looks Back at the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

GSA Looks Back at the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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In 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), to provide $787 billion in economic stimulus during the recession. The General Services Administration (GSA) received $5.5 billion of ARRA funds to convert federal buildings to high-performance...
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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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