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Energy-Efficient Procurement in State and Local Government

J.W Russell

Energy-Efficient Procurement in State and Local Government

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Published by U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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StatementJ.W. Russell.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages64
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The Acquisition Program Area includes links to, and highlights from programs which enable agencies to meet these goals include: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP), Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG), ENERGY STAR®, the Green Procurement Program (GPP), and the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). This chapter summarizes the committee's main conclusions from its study of energy-efficient technologies and the Army's plans for the dismounted soldier. On the basis of each conclusion, the committee makes specific recommendations to meet the power requirements of dismounted soldiers. Conclusion 1. Although the Green Book and other Departmental guidance is non-binding, the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies (most recently revised in May ) states that it is the responsibility of the Boards of State bodies to ensure that the procedures set .


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See the box on page v for more information. Additional connec-tions to related strategies are highlighted in the guide. ExEcutivE SummaryFile Size: 2MB. ENERGY STAR Purchasing & Procurement resources include lists of qualifying products, key product criteria, drop-in procurement language and savings calculators.

Organizations can use these resources to facilitate the procurement of energy-efficient ENERGY STAR products and. This note provides practical advice on implementing government’s obligations under Article 6, on energy efficient procurement.

Published 19 January From. Through the purchase and use of ENERGY STAR products, federal, state, and local governments can reduce their operating costs and simplify the procurement process.

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PURPOSE The Local Government Energy Loan Program enables these public entities to receive aFile Size: KB. Government procurement policies and practices have a vital role to play in promoting sustainability.

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