The General Services Administration hosted an event Friday to encourage multiple teams of government employees, students and industry professionals to develop eco-friendly technology ideas.
The Earth Day Hackathon took place at GSA’s headquarters in Washington and drew 49 participants from the public and private sectors, the agency said Friday.
GSA awarded $3,750 in cash prizes to the competition’s four winning teams.
GSA picked Team CVP for a web application it developed to help the National Institute of Standards and Technology to select and compare the economic and environmental performance of building products.
Team Smokey and the Bandits was chosen by GSA for demonstrating methods to present and compare energy and water consumption at U.S. Forest Service facilities.