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GSA Announces Land Port Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. General Services Administration has recently announced major land port modernization and construction projects funded by the Biden Administration’s bipartisan infrastructure law.


GSA Leasing Program Adopts Green Globes

The Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes certification system will be an accepted standard for new construction and interior upgrades to federal leased building spaces, according to the ...


$6.5M Available for Building Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that $6.5 million is up for grabs through its Building Technologies Office for partners who are working to put building efficiency programs into p...


Feds Seek New Efficient Technologies

Know exactly how to cut costs by improving building energy efficiency? The U.S. government wants to hear from you.


3 Lighthouses Up for Auction

Have you ever dreamed of owning a historic lighthouse? Well, your wish could become


President Requests $1.4B for U.S. Buildings

The nation’s largest landlord will be able to put nearly $1.4 billion in funds toward federal building developments and other projects under President Barack Obama’s 2017 budget proposal.


GSA, DOE Seek Green Technologies

The federal government has issued a call for “innovative, transformative green building technologies” that could improve the economic and environmental performance in federal and commercial ...


Senate Approves Roth to Lead GSA

The U.S. Senate has named Denise Turner Roth as the administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).


Managing 4M Square Feet—Under 1 Roof

Saddled with a gargantuan facility and an earful of criticism over how it has been run, federal landlords are seeking fresh ideas for their biggest operational challenge.


GSA Seeks Ideas for Reagan Behemoth

The United States’ biggest landlord is searching for new operation and maintenance models for its biggest structure—named, ironically, for a champion of small government.


New Rule Targets Energy, Water Use

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a new regulation aimed at reducing building energy and water consumption through active management.


Feds: Room for Improvement on LEED v4

LEED v4 has some work to do in order to align with federal sustainability and green-building requirements, according to a new evaluation from the U.S.’s biggest landlord.


GSA Chooses Green Tech, Asks for More

The General Services Administration has announced its 2014 list of green building technologies it will evaluate for possible use in federal buildings across the U.S., and is looking for more...


For Sale: Lots and Lots of Lighthouses

Lighthouses, once deemed a technological marvel, are now being transferred or auctioned off at record rates by the U.S. government.


Google Firm to Rehab U.S. Hangar One

Deadlocked over a seven-figure coating bill, two federal agencies have decided to Google a solution.


U.S. Assets Get $9.3B to Spruce Up

U.S. border crossings and thousands of federal buildings will finally receive some long-overdue maintenance and repairs, green-lighted by the release of $9.3 billion in funds under the new a...


GSA Projects Get $9.3B Boost

After years of budget cuts, thousands of federal buildings nationwide will receive much-needed repairs and maintenance in 2014, thanks to a multibillion-dollar infusion from the latest appro...


Feds to Move Offices into 1WTC

Three federal agencies are planning for a 2015 move into the new One World Trade Center, according to the General Services Administration.


Feds Seek Green Building Technologies

The U.S.’s largest landlord is looking for innovative, energy-saving building technologies to test as part of its "Green Proving Ground" Fiscal Year 2014 program.


GSA Selects 2 Green Building Systems

Move over, LEED. An additional green-building certification system, Green Globes, has gained favor for federal projects.


After Long LEED Time, ‘v4’ Approved

The U.S. Green Building Council’s controversial update to its green-building certification system has gained strong member approval, paving the way for an official launch this fall.


LEED Gains GSA Panel’s Favor

While the General Services Administration has yet to officially recommend a green building standard for use in all federal buildings, the LEED system appears to be the front runner.


Green-Building Guides Vie for GSA Nod

LEED’s seven-year reign may soon be over as the federal government's go-to green building rating system.


 
 
   

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