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  • Greenbuild to showcase GSA leaders, other experts at sustainability conference

    | GSA Blog Team
    The impact of funding from the Inflation Reduction, environmental justice in energy and environmental design, and more will be important components at the largest annual gathering for green building...
  • GSA’s progress in greening government through the Inflation Reduction Act

    | GSA Blog Team
    With the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act one year ago, GSA hasn’t wasted a moment in putting its $3.4 billion toward greening the federal footprint. The agency is driving to reduce carbon
  • The ROI for green roofs provides more than a pretty view

    | GSA Blog Team
    Green roofs seem futuristic, like gardens and oases spread out over building tops that before were shimmering with heat. A federal agency like the U.S. General Services Administration might seem like...
  • PBS Green Roof Maintenance Keeps Program in Bloom

    | Lance Davis, Sustainability Architect for GSA’s Office of Design and Construction
    The General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service (PBS) is committed to combating climate change and ensuring the long-term sustainability of our local and global communities. PBS uses gr...
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    Creative federal projects celebrated during GSA design awards

    | GSA Blog Team
    Federal buildings are more than just brick and mortar symbols of the government. They act as economic catalysts in communities across the nation, providing jobs, vitality and public space for the Amer...
  • GSA's green investments build results

    | Kevin Kampschroer, GSA sustainability officer
    In 2009, the Obama Administration signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which provided $787 billion to save and create jobs, in part by modernizing infrastructure and inve...
  • Six Emerging Building Technologies Selected for Evaluation by the Green Proving Ground Program

    | Kevin Powell, Green Proving Ground Program Director, Public Buildings Service
    Yesterday, GSA and DOE asked for this year’s innovative technologies to improve federal and commercial buildings in the GSA Blog. Today, the Green Proving Ground program is excited to announce six tec...
  • GSA and DOE Call for Innovative Technologies to Improve Federal and Commercial Buildings

    | Kevin Powell, Green Proving Ground Program Director, Public Buildings Service
    Following a successful inaugural joint GSA/DOE RFI in FY2016, GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program is again hosting this year’s annual Request for Information in partnership with the DOE’s High Im...
  • Cedar Rapids Courthouse project recognized at yearly awards

    | Tanya Roman, public affairs officer, Heartland Region
    Every year the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) takes time to recognize the exceptional work of the employees who work tirelessly to produce federal buildings that are built to stand the tes
  • GSA receives Federal Green Challenge awards from EPA

    | Sylvia L. Hernandez, regional administrator, Greater Southwest Region
    GSA’s Greater Southwest Region continues to succeed in our efforts to become a more sustainable and energy efficient government. In fact, I recently participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) awards ceremony for this year’s...