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GSA's Green Proving Ground: Identifying, Testing and Evaluating Innovative Technologies (Presentation)

Description: GSA's Green Proving Ground (GPG) program utilizes GSA's real estate portfolio to test and evaluate innovative and underutilized sustainable building technologies and practices. Findings are used to support the development of GSA performance specifications and inform decision making within GSA, other federal agencies, and the real estate industry. The program aims to drive innovation in environmental performance in federal buildings and help lead market transformation through deployment of new technologies.
Date: May 1, 2012
Creator: Kandt, A. & Lowell, M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Indian Solar Cities Programme: An Overview of Major Activities and Accomplishments (Presentation)

Description: Indian Solar Cities Programme supports 60 Indian cities in the development of EE and RE projects. Aims to reduce conventional energy demand by 10% by 2013, compared to a baseline year of 2008, and support is provided to municipal corporations for preparing and implementing a master plan.
Date: May 1, 2012
Creator: Kandt, A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Path to Zero: Ultra-Efficient Architecture on the NREL Campus: S&TF and Master Planning (Presentation)

Description: Describe the aspects of NREL's S and TF and Campus Master Planning in terms of how they have influenced ultra-efficient architecture on NREL's campus. Energy goals for the NREL campus are: (1) Understand how buildings uses energy, implement the cost-effective energy and water efficiency retrofits; (2) Use principals of energy efficiency and low energy design to reduce energy demand in all new construction; (3) Operate central plants efficiently; (4) Alternative transportation; (5) Use combined heat and power systems; (6) Use on-site renewables for demonstration and where it is cost-effective; and (7) Buy green power (over the next 25 years) so that 100% of our power will be from renewable sources.
Date: May 1, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department