Buildings Used an Average of 5.5 Percent Less Energy
December 19, 2014
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded green investments are helping federal buildings use less energy, even during harsh winters.
Predictive Energy Optimization Software to be Deployed in Federal Buildings
October 8, 2014
BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company, announced that its technology has been chosen by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for its Green Proving Ground Program. The program aims to help government buildings move toward net-zero-energy classification and meet targeted sustainability goals.
Testing Shows High Boiler Efficiency and Favorable Payback under Many Conditions
August 18, 2014
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).
Industry-Led Effort Allows Electricity Customers to Download Energy-Use Data in a User-Friendly Format
June 18, 2014
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.
Comprehensive Contract to Address Energy Efficiency, Provide Renewable Energy Solutions
March 24, 2014
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.
Agency Wants to Improve Federal Building Maintenance and Operations Services
December 31, 2013
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.
Green Proving Ground Program Looks for More Technologies to Test in Federal Buildings
November 18, 2013
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.
Building Analytics Platform Now Used by the Two Largest Property Owners in the United States
November 13, 2013
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.
Agency Scores Well on All Measured Sustainability Goals
July 12, 2013
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.
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.