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Department of Energy

Better Regulate Heating/Cooling in Federal Buildings

One of the most wasteful expenditures in the Government is the cost of heating/cooling office space. If the thermostats were not set so low during summer or so high during the winter, the Government would save a significant amount of money. For example, if the thermostat was set at 70 degrees (instead of 60 degrees) during the summer and at 65 degrees (instead of 75 degrees) during the winter, the 10 degrees of difference... more »

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Department of Energy

No Suits and Ties in the Summer

Federal government buildings are kept incredibly cool in the summer - one could even say the temperature inside Federal buildings is downright cold in June, July, and August! Constituents and citizens entering the buildings wearing typical summer-wear are quickly shivering. The Federal government uses an enormous amount of power to keep government buildings so cold in the summer. High power usage costs the government... more »

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Legislative Branch

Raise Office Temperatures & allow 'Office Casual Clothing'

Raise office building temps by 3-5 degress and allow employees to wear nice casual clothing such as shorts, sandals, linens, plain colored t-shirts.

As global warming sets in and oil costs continuing to rise, we face ever increasing costs to cool our office spaces. By increase the environmental temperature in our office buildings by a couple of degrees, we can save energy and reduce our impact on the electrical grids,... more »

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