Bush Sustainability Directive Sets Benchmarks for Facilities

February 2007
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/5/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 5, p5
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The article reports on the order signed by U.S. President George W. Bush that mandates new energy-efficiency and sustainability standards for federal buildings on January 24, 2007. The 2005 Energy Policy Act states that by the end of 2015, agencies must cut energy intensity 3 percent per year, or a total of 30 percent below 2003 usage.


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