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Reduce Cost, Energy, and Time with Electronic Fill-able Forms.

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. “ Thomas Edison


Every agency and department in the federal government are well familiar with forms. We use them for Annual Leave, Sick Leave, CompTime, OverTime,... more »

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Light it Up Right

Lighting typically accounts for 25% to 50% of energy use in most buildings. During our summer internship at EPA Region 9, we recognized 2 easy ways to increase lighting efficiency: adopting occupancy sensors and LED bulbs. These methods will result in both energy and cost savings. They have been touted for public use by EPA, DOE, and DOI.

Occupancy sensors are devices, frequently mounted on the wall or ceiling,... more »

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Paper reduction when reviewing documents

Most of us on a daily basis review documents where we have to submit comments. It is frustrating to see upper management still doing handwritten comments to documents, which entail making copies of the documents and in most cases faxing the documents (more paper). This goes back and forth until a final document is agreed upon. There is no need for this unnecesary waste of paper and energy, when we all have Word or Wordperfect... more »

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