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Federal Green Challenge


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FGC Water Goals

Relative to your baseline, reduce the following by 5% or more annually:

  • Amount of water consumed
  • Amount of stormwater runoff from existing sites

Protecting Water Resources

Case Studies (Success Stories)

  • GSA in Chicago saves more than 150,000 gallons of water in one year
  • The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board headquarters in Chicago reduced potable water use nearly 18 percent in one year
  • NASA partners with the City of Sunnyvale, CA to reduce potable water consumption and reuse more water

More case studies are available at the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program

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