Volume 3 with Government by Example

By: Awareness Into Action  09-12-2011
Keywords: Sustainability, white paper

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    Lance Davis is a sustainable design expert and a part of the Sustainable Design Program in the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings within the Government Services Administration’s ..

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    Adam D. Silverman is the Deputy Director for Administrative Services at the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Chairman of the U.S. federal government’s Small Agency Council Administrative S..

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    With a focus on reliability, dependability and sustainability, the U.S. Postal Service strives to be the hallmark of reliable delivery of our nation’s most important communications. Facing an er..

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    Richard Kidd is the Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), an initiative that facilitates the federal government’s implementation of ..

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    The federal government has a mandate to operate sustainably, starting with the Constitution’s call for the government to "promote the general welfare" of the nation. Today, through an evolving p..

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    The job of managing a federal agency's fleet of vehicles has always been challenging because it requires a delicate balancing act. While meeting federal regulations on property accountability - i.e., ..

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    Background Chaffey Joint Union High School District (CJUHSD) is a grade 9-12 school district located in San Bernardino County, California. This rapidly growing district has over 2,000 employees and 2..

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    The United States government faces an urgent need to become the nation’s environmental steward and leading innovator in sustainable solutions. Perhaps more than any other federal agency, the Gen..

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    United States federal agencies are implementing innovative solutions to security and sustainability design challenges From Maine to Seattle, from London to Tokyo, civic architecture reflects American..

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    Added to the Internal Revenue Code as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-58), Section 179D(2)  provides owners of energy efficient buildings federal income tax deductions of up..

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    High-performance green buildings promote maximum resource and energy-efficiency, healthy indoor environments and the use of natural, renewable resources in their design, construction and operation. Th..

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    A definitive mandate for Federal Purchasers In October 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance. One paragraph in the E..

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    As federal-agency Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) develop and execute the world's most progressive environmental strategy, the Federal Acquisition Team is doing its part by systematically engagin..

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    Both Executive Order 13514 and Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) Section 432 require federal agencies to strategize, implement and report on their energy-efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) ..

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    PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS Environmental Benefits 1,996 tons of harmful greenhouse gas emission reduced annually Equivalent to: Preserving 12.6 acres of forest from deforestation* or Conserving 4,..

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    The United States Postal Service's (USPS) sustainability vision is simple: be a national leader. In 2008, the USPS became the first federal agency to create an officer level position of Vice President..

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    The dilution of certification requirementsWhile the leading edge of the business community is ready to comply with LEED or ISO requirements, the rest of the business world is languishing behind, still..

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    U.S. federal and state governments continually focus on reducing operating budgets and labor costs. However, by improving workplace safety, significant cost reductions are possible. For decades, the g..

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    While the current state of sustainability on the world stage and within the U.S. is quite tenuous, reinforced by a year marred by a series of distracting events, progress is being made. Notwithstandin..

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    By Joseph PallantHow does one mark an accomplishment: a ribbon, a dollar bill, a smile? Sometimes, an accomplishment should be savored solely in and of itself. Other times, achievement calls for a mar..

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