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How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tags: Bill Guerin , Public Buildings Service , Sammies , Service to America Medals , management , acquisition , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , Green government , In Depth , GSA

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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DoD to treat energy as a critical military capability

The Defense Department says it's committed to changing both the way it uses energy and the kinds of energy the military uses.

Tags: DoD , Energy , industry , contracting , William Lynn , Sharon Burke , alternative fuels , Green government , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 08:11am EDT
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Postal Service reduces greenhouse gas emissions

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reduced the amount of carbon dioxide it emitted by more than 1 million metric tons. Federal News Radio asked Emil Dzuray, acting chief sustainability officer, to explain how the agency pulled it off.

Tags: Emil Dzuray , USPS , management , Green government , Tom Samara , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 04:24pm EDT
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95 percent of all new contracts must be green

FAR Council issues an interim rule to change the acquisition regulations. Agencies and contractors must start meeting new requirements for goods and services.

Tags: contracting , industry , FAR Council , EPA , USDA , Green government , acquisition regulations , contractor ethics , EPEAT , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 03:39pm EDT

AFCEA Bethesda hosts 2nd Annual Energy IT Day

Steve Krauss, president of AFCEA Bethesda, talked to Federal News Radio about the event and some of the big issues that were to be discussed.

Tags: AFCEA IT Day , Steve Krauss , Green government , IT , technology , AFCEA Bethesda

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:41pm EDT
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GSA works with contractors to increase energy efficiency

Nancy Gillis, the director of the Supply Chain Emissions program management office at the General Services Administration, tells Federal News Radio how it's working with contractors to increase their energy efficiency.

Tags: Nancy Gillis , GSA , Green government , energy efficiency , AFCEA IT Day , contracting

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:05pm EDT
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GSA, HHS to green concessions in fed buildings

The two agencies plan to implement healthier foods and sustainable options at all concessions in their buildings.

Tags: GSA , HHS , sustainability , contracting , management , Green government , John Buckner

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 05:16pm EDT

More electric cars part of GSA's sustainability plans

GSA is focused on reducing waste as much as possible, while still allowing government to be effective. Sustainability was a focus of this year's IRMCO event.

Tags: Green government , electric cars , GSA , IRMCO , Martha Johnson , Greening of Government: transportation , Nick Nigro , Pew Center , John Buckner , management

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 01:23pm EDT

How to save energy at your agency

Green government and sustainability have taken center stage in government. Nick Milne-Home and Jerry Rutkowski of 1E discuss how your agency can save energy through software and services that improve IT efficiency.
February 22, 2011

Tags: energy efficiency , Green government , sustainability , Nick Milne-Home , Jerry Rutkowski , 1E , technology , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 12:03pm EST
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Postal Service greening saving millions

The Postal Service's sustainability measures are cutting energy usage across the board, and resulting in lower costs.

Tags: management , USPS , sustainability , Green government , Emil Dzuray , John Buckner

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 01:05pm EST
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