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$10,000 challenge: Make a federal office building green

The General Services Administration and Metropolis Magazine have teamed up to offer $10,000 for a winning design that will make a 45-year-old GSA building more green. Susan Szenasy, the editor-in-chief of Metropolis Magazine, discusses the competition.

Tags: GSA , Metropolis magazine , Green government , Greening of Government: buildings , Susan Szenasy

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 05:53pm EDT
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Air Force introduces "New Energy Culture"

The Air Force is adopting what it calls a "New Energy Culture" to reduce the force's energy use.

Tags: DoD Report , Dorobek Insider , Air Force , New Energy Culture , Michael Donley , Norton Schwartz , Green government , sustainability , Greening of Government: people

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 04:03pm EDT

Energy tests out hydrogen cars

The Department of Energy is testing out new hydrogen technology. Learn more about it through Federal News Radio's Greening of Government series.

Tags: Green government , Greening of Government: transportation , hybrid cars , hydrogen vehicles , Energy , Sunita Satyapal , Patrick Serfass , National Hydrogen Association

Monday - 10/04/2010, 04:06pm EDT
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Green gov movement powered by social media

Federal agencies are turning to web sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace to reach out to the public regarding their mission. But many agencies have also turned to social collaboration and networking sites to reach out to their own staff when it comes to President Obama's Green Government initiatives.

Tags: Green government , Greening of Government: Technology , Green Gov Symposium , White House New Media Office , Katelin Sabochik , FedCenter , Steve Luzzi , U.S. Forest Service , Maritza Huerta , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Friday - 10/08/2010, 06:51am EDT
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Column: The green office castle

Chris O'Brien is the director of sustainability at American University in Washington. He offers some advice for federal workers who want to green their offices. O'Brien said to go easy dishing out the guilt and instead serve up solutions that make work easier and more efficient, and heap the praise on everyone who helps.

Tags: Green government , Greening of Government: buildings , American University , Chris O'Brien

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 03:40pm EDT

Column: GSA likes its standing as a leader in green

The agency seeks to improve the government's energy efficiency through internal and external initiatives. GSA is leading the effort to modernize federal buildings as well as provide customer agencies with sustainable products and services. Read an op-ed by Stephen Leeds, the General Services Administration's senior counselor to the administrator.

Tags: Green government , Greening of Government: buildings , Stephen Leeds , GSA , Recovery Act

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 01:53pm EDT

Tips to make your agency more green

Federal News Radio has compiled a list of dos and don'ts when it comes to making your agency or company more green.

Tags: greening of government , Green government , green tips , Green buildings

Friday - 10/01/2010, 05:18pm EDT

Greening of Government Resource Page

A list of important resources for agencies and contractors interested in the greening of government.

Tags: greening of government , Green government

Friday - 10/01/2010, 04:14pm EDT

Agencies release first sustainability scorecards

The scorecards provide a benchmark on agencies' progress to meet the mandate. Each agency will update its sustainability plan based on its scorecard performance, according to a joint statement from the Office of Management and Budget and the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Tags: sustainability , greenhouse gas emissions , scorecard , OMB , Jolie Lee , John Buckner , environment , Green government

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 05:25pm EDT
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