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Kevin Kampschroer, Senior Climate Change Adaptation Official, GSA

The General Services Administration reviews version four of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building certification program. It wants to know if the LEED system is actually helping agencies meet federal green building goals. Kevin Kampschroer, federal director of the Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings and senior climate change adaptation official at GSA, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about sustainable practices any agency can implement.

Tags: Kevin Kampschroer , GSA , In Depth

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:10pm EDT
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New DoD facilities going green

Mike Johnson, the associate vice chancellor for facilities at University of Arkansas led a National Academy of Sciences study of the new buildings for the Pentagon. He tells Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu in this week's On DoD that the costs and benefits of green buildings are hard to calculate but that DoD should continue the project in the meantime.

Tags: Jared Serbu , On DoD , DoD , Mike Johnson , green energy

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 03:20pm EST
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Opportunities in federal construction despite cuts to building funds

Marco Giamberardino, senior director of the Associated General Contractors of America's federal and heavy construction division, outlines the winners and losers of the FY2012 budget for federal construction.

Tags: Associated General Contractors of America , GSA , federal building , green government , budget , NOAA , State , Federal Drive , Marco Giamberardino

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 10:47am EST
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Federal buildings, old and new, go green

Treasury's building, DoD's Mark Center both get LEED Gold certification. Treasury expects to save $3.5 million by improving how the structures uses energy. DoD expects its new building to use 45 percent less water.

Tags: DoD , Treasury , green government , Energy , Dan Tangherlini , Joanne Hensley , Amy Boyce , U.S. Green Building Council , Jared Serbu , energy efficiency , BRAC , Mark Center

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 05:26am EST
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GSA continues green initiatives with LEED Gold requirement

Timothy Hughes, counsel at the law firm of Bean, Kinney & Korman, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss GSA's requirement that GSA-owned building projects have LEED Gold certification.

Tags: Timothy Hughes , GSA , green government , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 06:35pm EDT
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Construction industry glad to follow the federal LEED

The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council has issued a rule mandating the greening of federal procurements. We get reaction from Marco Giamberardino with the Associated General Contractors of America.

Tags: Federal Drive , FAR , Marco Giamberardino , Suzanne Kubota , budget

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 10:08am EDT
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Defense puts green in its blueprints

Contractors building facilities for the Navy and Marine Corps have to offer up some green elements in their blueprints. WFED's Jared Serbu reports.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Green building , Navy , Marine Corps , Jared Serbu , biofuel , Ray Mabus , Suzanne Kubota , BRAC

Monday - 05/23/2011, 09:40am EDT
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BRAC side effect: Greener buildings

Because of mandates requiring new DoD buildings to meet minimum requirements for environmental design, tens of thousands of Defense employees are making moves from older, energy inefficient buildings into greener ones.

Tags: DoD , BRAC , BRAC Impact , Fort Belvoir , Fort Meade , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , U.S. Green Building Council , David Bullock , Travis Edwards , Don Carr , John Mateczun , Green buildings , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/13/2011, 08:05am EDT
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GSA now requires LEED Gold on all GSA projects

GSA is now requiring all projects achieve LEED Gold certification.

Tags: GSA , green government , Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , Lace Davis

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 02:27pm EDT

As a federal pioneer of LEED, NOAA grasps savings

From the soon-to-be renovated headquarters of the General Services Administration, to the green roof of the main New York City Post Office, the federal government is making energy-efficient-and-sustainable buildings a top priority. But a little over three years ago, one federal building in the D.C. area led the way in the design and construction of a new generation of green buildings.

Tags: green government , management , NOAA , Paul Pegnato , GSA , Tony Alonso , Green buildings , data center , Max Cacas , Greening of Government: buildings

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 07:43am EDT
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