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Region 10 Newsroom

Welcome to the Northwest/Arctic Region Newsroom.

GSA's Northwest/Arctic Region Public Affairs Office, located in Auburn, Washington, issues media releases and advisories to provide the news media and public with important information on GSA projects and activities within the four states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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Energy-Saving Improvements To Federal Building In Oregon Deliver $778,075 in Tax Credits

The The General Services Administration's Northwest/Arctic Region has received a $778,075 tax credit from the Oregon Department of Energy for energy-saving improvements made at the recently renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building (EGWW). The Oregon Department of Energy offers the Business Energy Tax Credit to organizations who invest in energy conservation, recycling, renewable energy resources, and less-polluting transportation fuels.
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Federal Center South Project Earns AISC IDEAS2 Award

The Northwest/Arctic Region’s Federal Center South project in Seattle has earned national recognition in the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2) from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
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GSA Study Finds Biomass Boilers Are a Viable Option for Heating Federal Buildings

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded that biomass boilers are a viable alternative for hot-water-heated buildings where natural gas is unavailable.
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Jackson Federal Building Makeover Saves Taxpayers Nearly $400,000 Annually

The U.S. General Services Administration’s recently completed renovation of the Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle is already saving taxpayers nearly $400,000 annually in operation costs and driving down greenhouse gas emissions highlighting GSA’s ongoing commitment to superior environmental performance and maintaining federal buildings that reduce operating costs and save taxpayer dollars.
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