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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 , LEED , Energy , Dan Tangherlini , Joanne Hensley , Amy Boyce , Jared Serbu , energy efficiency , BRAC , Mark Center

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 05:26am EST
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The government's efforts to go green

Roger Platt of the U.S. Green Building Council, joins host Debra Roth to talk about what the government is doing to be more environmentally friendly.
December 16, 2011

Tags: workforce , green building initiatives , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Roger Platt , energy conservation , Fed Talk

Friday - 12/16/2011, 10:42pm EST
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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 , LEED , David Bullock , Travis Edwards , Don Carr , John Mateczun , Green buildings , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/13/2011, 08:05am EDT
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Army directs new energy savings initiatives

A pair of memos requires facilities worldwide to improve how they construct buildings to be more green and to use different light bulbs. The goal is to conserve energy, be environmentally responsible, and save taxpayer dollars.

Tags: management , technology , energy efficiency , DoD , Army , Katherine Hammack , green government , Max Cacas

Monday - 11/01/2010, 01:09pm EDT