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Legislative Branch

Ceiling Fans !

Ceiling fans are an inexpensive way to help circulate air in buildings. They will significantly help reduce heating and cooling costs. Imagine how much money will be saved if all government buildings change their thermostat by one degree .. let alone two or three.

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Department of Homeland Security

Using curtains in data centers to reduce enviornmental profile

This is a simple, cost effective, and efficient way to help reduce the environmental profile (cooling) of our data centers. For a minimal cost we could potentially save a lot of money trying to cool our IT data centers. Using only a plastic (or similar material) that would add an extra layer of abstraction between the hot and cold aisles in our data centers. They are easy to maintain and are made so as to not hinder... more »

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Executive Office of the President

The "Green" White House

While it may not save millions of taxpayer dollars, symbolism is important. The President should consider installing a geothermal system to heat and cool the White House. It will be a great way to highlight a natural and cost effective way to heat and cool the homes of Americans and highlight the remaining years of the 30% tax credit for energy efficient home updates. For every one dollar spent in a geothermal system,... more »

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Department of Defense

Use of recycled water for irrigation

The command I work at is about 1 mile from the sewage treatment plant. After treatment the water can be used for industrial uses but doesn't meet the drinking water standard. I suggest the water from the plant be piped over for irrigation of lawns, cooling, steam and other industial uses. This would save the command from buying city water. If not reused, the treated water is discharged into the bay by the treatment... more »

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