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Science and Ecosystem Support Division Laboratory

Athens, Georgia

Aerial photo of EPA’s Science and Ecosystem Support Division Laboratory in Athens, Georgia.

71,001 gross square feet (GSF)

Energy Intensity:
FY 2017: 236,288 Btu per GSF
28.1% reduction from FY 2003 baseline

Water Intensity:
FY 2017: 25.04 gallons per GSF
51.7% reduction from FY 2007 baseline

The state-of-the-art laboratory is occupied by the Region 4 Science and Ecosystem Support Division (SESD).

Sustainable Features

  • A condensate recovery project captures water condensation and reuses it as cooling tower make-up water. The project was designed to save 1 million gallons of water each year.

For more information, visit the SESD laboratory website or the EPA Facility Contact List.