Tag: Federal buildings
Building Performance Standards: Raising The Bar For Sustainability
In a sustainability checklist, buildings are at the top, and federal, state and local governments are taking action. Here's how to decode and achieve compliance with new policies.
$91M GSA Project Will Improve Landmark Buildings’ Energy Efficiency
Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.
National Park Service Requires Masks At Parks, Federal Buildings
Face masks are required in all National Park Service buildings and facilities, and also on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing can't be maintained.
St. Louis Seismic Renovation Completed With Occupants In Place
McCarthy Building Companies employed alternative methods to improve the seismic performance of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO.
Pikes Peak Facilities Upgrade Has Begun
Owned by the U.S. Forest Service and operated by the City of Colorado Springs, this tourist attraction remains operational during construction of a new visitor center and more.
U.S. Government To Save $5M With Solar Power Purchase Agreement
The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
GSA Submits Economic Recovery Plans to Congress
The GSA has submitted a $5.55 billion spending proposal highlighting the public building projects it plans to accomplish with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. IFMA is working with GSA as an industry partner to educate the public about GSA’s efforts.