EPP: Version 4 of OFEE’s Green Products Compilation is Now Available

Version 4 of OFEE’s green products compilation spreadsheets is now available on the FedCenter web site,www.fedcenter.gov.  It’s in the Acquisition section, in the Databases/Software Tools section. This version includes the nine additional biobased products recently designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and new ENERGY STAR standards for audio/visual equipment and geothermal heat pumps.  On each page where steel products are listed, there is a new note about the current percentages of recovered materials in steel products.  The Steel Recycling…

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Existing Energy Efficiency Technologies Could Provide Major Savings

Energy efficiency technologies that exist today or that are likely to be developed in the near future could save considerable money as well as energy, says a new report from the National Research Council.  Fully adopting these technologies could lower projected U.S. energy use 17 percent to 20 percent by 2020, and 25 percent to 31 percent by 2030. Achieving full deployment of these efficiency technologies will depend in part on pressures driving adoption, such as high energy prices or…

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New Report: Efficiency is the Best Policy to Achieve Climate Change Success

What?  Efficiency is the best strategy?  That’s hardly news; it’s been U.S. national policy since the P2 Act of 1990. From the World Business Council for Sustainable Development: “Governments around the world could make rapid, substantial and relatively cheap cuts to carbon emissions by pursuing energy efficiency in place of more ambitious, but expensive, technological solutions, says a new study.” http://j.mp/5n7BT9 From the NY Times “A new report on energy efficiency from the consulting firm McKinsey found that the United…

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New CBO Report: “The Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions”

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) last week published a new issue summary examining the likely economic burden to be imposed by the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. “The Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions” specifically discusses the economic costs of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in the U.S., describing the main determinants of costs, how analysts estimate those costs, and the magnitude of estimated costs. The brief also illustrates the uncertainty surrounding such estimates using studies of H.R. 2454, the American Clean…

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Presentations have been posted

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P2R7 Roundtable Meeting

We need some snacks for our Region 7 Roundtable happening next month in Kansas City! To sign up to attend the Roundtable Meeting, click here Already signed up? How about bringing a sweet or salty snack for one of our breaks? We are looking for salty  snacks, sweet snacks, and beverages for each of the morning and afternoon breaks relojes especiales Replicas de Relojes bred 13s gucci outlet online on Tuesday Nov. 3, Wednesday Nov. 4, and Thursday Nov. 5.…

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Fall 2009 Conference is here!

The Fall 2009 Region 7 Roundtable Conference is Nov. 3-5 in Kansas City, KS. Registration is FREE so casino online be sure to bred 11s jordan bred 11 for sale Louis Vuitton Outlet Online take a peek at the 2009 Fall Meeting under the Conferences Tab. Find Registration Information, a Tentative Agenda, and even register online.

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