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With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.


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With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.

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U.S. EPA Highlights Federal Green Challenge Winners

With national and regional winners, this challenge is an effort held under the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program.

EPA Recognizes Efficient Federal Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently highlighted facilities with reduced environmental impact during FY17 through the Federal Green Challenge.
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Federal Facilities Conclude 5th Annual Green Challenge

Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.

Baby-Changing Station Law Doubles Diaper Duty

With the signing of the "BABIES Act" in October 2016, facilities (at least those controlled by the federal government) have twice the number of stations to clean and maintain.

Federal Facilities Embrace Several NSF Sustainability Standards

EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.

Question Of The Week: What Best Practice Boosts Your Bottom Line?

This contributed article notes that central to an efficient facilities operations department is a responsive, consistent maintenance structure.

Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal facilities.

U.S. EPA Names Facility Electronics Champs

The 2012 FEC Award winners completed a variety of electronics stewardship activities in fiscal year 2011, including purchasing more than 105,000 green electronics registered with EPEAT; enabling power saving sleep features on more than 97% of their computers and monitors; and recycling more than 361,000 pounds of electronics.

National Mall Lighting Gets LED Retrofit

The project is part of a plan established in 2010 to restore and improve the federal park with sustainability as one focus.

IFMA Supports Bill Promoting Energy And Infrastructure

The bill directs the GSA to identify core competencies, professional certifications, a recommended curriculum, and continuing education courses to ensure that federal buildings are operated in accordance with industry best practices and standards.

Eight Firms Chosen By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

These contractors will perform utility monitoring and control systems work in federal facilities throughout the continental U.S. and overseas.

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