Water

Water usage in commercial buildings accounts for nearly 10 percent of all water used in the U.S.

Water usage in commercial buildings accounts for nearly 10 percent of all water used in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Buildings that use cooling towers for evaporative cooling can reduce water usage by employing more efficient water treatment technology.

Published Water Reports

The GPG program, working with federal laboratories, has tested the following technologies in GSA buildings. Here are the published results, most recent on top.

*M&V Results Demonstrate Deployment Potential for GSA

Emerging Building Technologies’ two programs — Green Proving Ground (GPG) and Pilot to Portfolio (P2P) enable GSA to make sound investment decisions in next-generation building technologies based on their real-world performance.

Last Reviewed: 2021-09-21