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The following was forwarded to me to share with small businesses. As we seek to meet the goal of Executive Order 13514 which requires 95% of government procurements to be sustainable - opportunities like the one below will become more and more like the norm.

See below and hope it opens doors.

Revised March 16, 2012
 
Subcontract Opportunities on DOE Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) for GSA’s Net Zero Challenge

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Placing UESC Task Orders with the GSA Areawide Webinar

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 -
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: 
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/femp/training/course_detail_live.cfm/CourseDateId=491?CFID=2415255&CFTOKEN=16952389

Learn a step-by-step approach to placing a utility energy service contract (UESC) task order under a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Areawide Contract. Focus on developing skills related to the acquisition plan; preliminary audit and findings; feasibility study and project proposal; contract for construction; construction and installation; performance assurance and acceptance; post-construction; and commissioning.

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Blog Discussion: Obstacles to Achieving Federal Sustainability Goals

Per the latest OMB Scorecard release (June 2012), 11 out of 23 agencies scored "Red" in the Green Buildings category.  With various resources available (i.e., Energy and Utility Savings Performance Contracts, Space reduction/revitalization  mandates and green buildings certifications), where/why is the Federal government falling short in "greening" its facilities?

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