14 Jun '11, 6pm

Feds continue green spree by using own buildings as test beds.

Feds continue green spree by using own buildings as test beds.

Newsbrief from Environmental Building News GSA to Use Federal Buildings as Test Bed for Green Technologies By Emily Catacchio Green Proving Ground Test Bed Technologies The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Green Proving Ground program plans to test 16 “emerging sustainable building technologies and practices” in some federal buildings. The program aims to transform sustainable technology markets by replicating successful technologies on other GSA buildings. In a press release, GSA Administrator Martha N. Johnson said that “by using our real-estate portfolio as a test bed for new technologies, we can then provide further innovation in energy efficiency standards and implement best practices that will lead the market.” The 16 technologies, selected from 140, “have the greatest potential to meet GSA’s sustainability goals.” The Green Proving Ground program will te...

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