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Energy contracts help agencies reach green goals

DoE set up Energy Savings Performance Contracts with several different companies to work under a share-in-savings approach to reduce agency utility bills. Agencies do not have to pay upfront costs to move electricity or other infrastructure away from fossil fuels. The contracts could help agencies meet the White House's carbon footprint and greenhouse goals.

Tags: management , Skye Schell , Energy , White House , Navy , Justice , Green government , energy efficiency , greenhouse gas emissions , energy service companies , Energy Savings Performance Contracts , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/19/2010, 06:59am EDT

New green windows can open the door to savings

Despite the high installation cost, new windows can lower your carbon footprint and even earn you a substantial tax credit.

Tags: energy efficiency , air conditioning , Windows , Evan Haning , Energy Star , Washington Consumers' Checkbook , Robert Krughoff , bills

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 03:35pm EDT

GSA: Green, Sustainable and more Aggressive

Agency sets a goal for itself of having a zero carbon footprint. Administrator Johnson compares the goal to the moon shot to invigorate and attract employees. GSA also improving its schedules to address other agencies' need to buy sustainable products.

Tags: Contracting , Technology , Martha Johnson , Steve Kempf , GSA , OMB , Noblis , green IT , sustainability ,

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 07:04am EDT

Critical Support Role of GSA's Integrated Technology Service

Lawrence Hale
Chief Technology Officer & Director of the Office of Infrastructure Optimization for Integrated Technology Services
August 18th, 2009

Tags: contracing , GSA , Lawrence Hale , Larry Hale , CTO , FAS , cloud computing ,

Monday - 08/17/2009, 01:20pm EDT