Department of Veterans Affairs

Energy cost savings

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1. Conduct energy audit of Federal government Buildings to determine how the buildings consume energy; identify opportunities to eliminate waste, increase efficiency.

2. Use renewable energy technologies, such as photovoltaic (PV) solar panels in Federal buildings.

3. Install power management software for computer monitors.

4. Turn on power save features in office equipment - copiers and printers etc.

5. Use programmable thermostats to raise air conditioner settings and lower heating settings.

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