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Virginia National Guard Breaks Ground on New $30M HQ

The Virginia National Guard held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday on the military organization’s new state headquarters at the north section of the Defense Supply Center Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The 102,000-square-foot facility, which is scheduled to be completed in February 2018, will accommodate the Adjutant General of Virginia, the Virginia National Guard Joint Staff and Air …

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DOE Names NAVFAC Northwest Members as Federal Energy & Water Mgmt Awardees

The Energy Department and the Federal Interagency Energy Management Task Force has selected members of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest’s energy team as recipients of the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award. The U.S. Navy said Wednesday Curt Hickle, Max McAllister, Paul Songe-Moller, Tabitha Pierzchala and Chris Taylor were recognized for their energy, …

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GSA Issues Review of New LEED Certification System Version; Kevin Kampschroer Comments

The General Services Administration has issued a review of the fourth version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification system. GSA made the assessment to see how the new iteration complies with existing federal statutory, regulatory and executive order green building standards, the agency said Wednesday. “GSA’s review of LEED v4 …

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GSA Picks Green Globes, LEED Standards for Govt Buildings; Kevin Kampschroer Comments

The General Services Administration has recommended two green building certification systems for agencies to follow for construction and renovation projects. GSA chose the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes and the LEED system from the U.S. Green Building Council after reviewing input from the public and stakeholders, the agency said Friday. …

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Panel Recommends LEED System to Measure Building Sustainability; Kevin Kampschroer Comments

An advisory panel has recommended the federal government adopt the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design system as the primary standard for measuring federal buildings’ sustainability, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the General Services Administration has required a LEED Gold certification for all new government construction projects since …

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