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New Energy program helps agencies meet efficiency goals

Tim Unruh, program manager at the Energy Department's Federal Energy Management Program, shared tips on how agencies can become more energy efficient.

Tags: Tim Unruh , Federal Energy Management Program , Federal Drive , Energy , CEQ , GSA , Green government , efficiency

Monday - 10/31/2011, 03:17pm EDT
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OFPP looks for better green purchasing data

A new survey on how well agencies contract for sustainable products and services is under development. GSA and OFPP also are taking other steps to promote green purchasing including training courses and changes to acquisition regulations.

Tags: contracting , Cyndi Vallani , Dana Arnold , OFPP , GSA , EPA , green purchasing , biobased products , Energy Star , EPEAT , Green government , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 01:04pm EDT
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OPM extends ROWE pilot for another year

More than 400 employees will spend another fiscal year setting their own schedules and focusing on performance instead of worrying about where they are working. OPM is redoing performance plans to incorporate the Results Only Work Environment approach.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , Green government , Justin Johnson , OPM , Results Only Work Environment , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:54pm EDT
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OPM extends ROWE pilot for another year

More than 400 employees will spend another fiscal year setting their own schedules and focusing on performance instead of worrying about where they are working. OPM is redoing performance plans to incorporate the Results Only Work Environment approach.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , Green government , Justin Johnson , OPM , Results Only Work Environment , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:46pm EDT
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White House's Sutley sees new greener mindset

Council on Environmental Quality issues new guidance giving agencies instructions to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Council chair Nancy Sutley said the directive includes approaches used inside and out of government. Agencies have until January 2011 to complete an initial baseline inventory.

Tags: management , Green government , Nancy Sutley , Tom Vilsack , White House , Council on Environmental Quality , USDA , greenhouse gas emissions , Executive Order 13514 , solar panels , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: people

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:09am EDT
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USDA, State easing IT power intake

Agriculture plans to update its second version of its green IT strategy this year. State is implementing power management tools and could save almost $2 million. Both agencies are making headway to change the culture of how IT is used by their respective employees.

Tags: Green government , technology , Chris Smith , Susan Swart , USDA , State , green IT , data center consolidation , power management , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: Technology

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 07:48am EDT
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GSA, Energy going alternative to run its buildings

DoE wants to make all of its roofs white or light color to help reduce the amount of heat buildings absorb. GSA is testing solar panels, geo-thermal and solar chimneys in different buildings around the country. The goal is to help reduce the government's $25 billion annual energy bill.

Tags: Green government , management , Nancy Sutley , Steven Chu , Robert Peck , White House , Council on Environmental Quality , GSA , Energy , Green buildings , solar panels , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: buildings

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 07:30am EDT
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