Articles Tagged with ''General Services Administration''

Biomass Boilers Offer a Cost-Effective Alternative, Says GSA

Testing Shows High Boiler Efficiency and Favorable Payback under Many Conditions
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Advances in pellet combustion and control automation have recently positioned wood-pellet-fired biomass boilers as economical alternatives to traditional boilers. Their targeted use promises distinct benefits to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).


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June 18, 2014: 'Green Button' to Cut Energy Costs Across the Federal Government

Industry-Led Effort Allows Electricity Customers to Download Energy-Use Data in a User-Friendly Format
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The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced that it will use “Green Button” technology to save energy and cut costs across the federal government. The agency launched its energy-saving initiative following a December 2013 presidential memorandum.


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Ameresco Begins $45 Million Performance Contract for GSA

Comprehensive Contract to Address Energy Efficiency, Provide Renewable Energy Solutions
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Ameresco Inc. announced that implementation of a $45 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) is now underway for the General Services Administration (GSA). The ESPC will serve two federal buildings within the GSA’s National Capital Region outside of Washington, D.C.


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Dec. 31, 2013: GSA Seeks Industry Feedback on Building Maintenance

Agency Wants to Improve Federal Building Maintenance and Operations Services
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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released a request for information (RFI) seeking industry feedback on best practices in facility maintenance and operations to assist the agency with the development of a new Building Maintenance and Operations (BMO) services program, which includes HVAC and more.


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Nov. 18, 2013: GSA Seeks Sustainable Technologies to Test

Green Proving Ground Program Looks for More Technologies to Test in Federal Buildings
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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it has issued a Request for Information online to gather input on innovative green building technologies for its Green Proving Ground program.


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Nov. 13, 2013: GSA Selects Building Energy Efficiency Software from FirstFuel

Building Analytics Platform Now Used by the Two Largest Property Owners in the United States
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FirstFuel Software announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has selected its Remote Building Analytics (RBA) platform to help drive energy efficiency savings and meet key energy reduction targets across its entire U.S. building portfolio.


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July 12, 2013: GSA Cuts Building Energy Intensity by Nearly 25 Percent

Agency Scores Well on All Measured Sustainability Goals
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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it continues to save taxpayer dollars by increasing energy efficiency according to its sustainability and energy performance scorecard for fiscal year (FY) 2012, specifically reducing the energy intensity of its buildings by almost 25 percent.


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May 29, 2013: New GSA Reports Evaluate Building Technologies

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has released three new reports as part of its Green Proving Ground program, which tests building technologies in real-world situations to evaluate their potential to save energy, water, and reduce utility costs.


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GSA Seeks Comments

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it is seeking additional public input regarding the federal government’s use of third-party green building certification systems.


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Feb. 22, 2013: GSA Seeks Public Input on Use of Green Building Certification Systems

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it is seeking additional input from the public regarding the federal government’s use of third party green building certification systems.


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