Resources

Transportation

Chapter Overview

Bike to Work
www.biketoworkinfo.org

Telework.gov
GSA
http://www.telework.gov

Telework
GSA
http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/26434

Commuter Benefit Briefs
Best Workplaces for Commuters
http://www.bestworkplaces.org/employ/benefits.htm

Transportation Control Measures (TCMs) - Technical Overviews of Commuter Programs
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/otaq/stateresources/rellinks/mms_commprograms.htm#1

Sustainable Federal Fleets
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
https://federalfleets.energy.gov

The Official U.S. Government Source for Fuel Economy Information
DOE
http://fueleconomy.gov

Audit

Sustainable Federal Fleets
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE

https://federalfleets.energy.gov/

Comprehensive Federal Fleet Management Handbook
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE

https://federalfleets.energy.gov/sites/default/files/static_page_docs/eo13514_fleethandbook.pdf

The Official U.S. Government Source for Fuel Economy Information
DOE
www.fueleconomy.gov

GSA Carbon Footprint Tool
GSA
https://www.carbonfootprint.gsa.gov

Green Meetings
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/oppt/greenmeetings/

Commuting

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
U.S. Department of Transportation
http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/

Go Green Mobile Carbon Tracker
Go Green Foundation
http://www.gogreenfoundation.com/index.php/carbon/

Native Energy Travel Calculator
Native Energy
http://www.nativeenergy.com/travel.html

Fleet Management

Sustainable Federal Fleets, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
https://federalfleets.energy.gov

The Official U.S. Government Source for Fuel Economy Information
DOE
http://fueleconomy.gov

Green Vehicle Guide
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles

Staff Engagement

Telework
GSA
http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/26434


Bike to Work
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
http://www.biketoworkinfo.org

 

Driving More Efficiently
Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. DOE
http://fueleconomy.gov/feg/driveHabits.shtml

Green Driver Training
Donlen, a Hertz Company
http://www.donlen.com/greendriver-training.aspx

Site

Chapter Overview

American Society of Landscape Architects
http://www.asla.org

Soil and Water Conservation Society
http://www.cwcs.org

Stormwater Program
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System,
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/

LEED Reference Guide for Green Operations and Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

The Pennsylvania Green Building Operations and Maintenance Manual
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
http://www.greenseal.org/Portals/0/Documents/IG/PHA%20Manuals/Penn_Green_Building_OM_manual.pdf

Audit

The Sustainable Sites Initiative
http://www.sustainablesites.org

Exterior Maintenance

Find Green Products & Services
GreenSeal
http://www.greenseal.org

Design for the Environment
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/dfe/index.htm

LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

Integrated Pest Management

15 FAM 957.2 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program Requirements:
U.S. Department of State Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 15
OBO
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/88957.pdf

The IPM Program Document
OBO Intranet, OBO
http://obo.state.gov/opssaf-shem/index.html

IPM Implementation Tool
OBO Intranet, OBO
http://obo.state.gov/opssaf-shem/parentpages/publications/ ipm/intranetupdateipmshpu1107tables.pdf

LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

Integrated Pest Management
National Pesticide Information Center
http://npic.orst.edu/pest/ipm.html

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/

Landscaping

Landscape Design Tips
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/watersense/outdoor/landscaping_tips.html

Beneficial Landscaping
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/greenkit/landscap.htm

Water-Smart Landscapes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/WaterSense/docs/water-efficient_landscaping_508.pdf

Pollinator Friendly Practices
Wildlife Habitat Council
http://www.wildlifehc.org/resources/tech-support/pollinator-friendly-practices/

Runoff, Erosion, and Sediment Control

After the Storm – Stormwater Runoff
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://water.epa.gov/action/weatherchannel/stormwater.cfm

Stormwater Manager’s Resource Center
SMRC
http://www.stormwatercenter.net

Heat Island Mitigation

Heat Island Effect
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/hiri/mitigation/

Cool Roofs and Emissivity
ENERGY STAR
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=roof_prods.pr_roof_emissivity

Green Roofs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/hiri/mitigation/greenroofs.htm

Cool Roof Rating Council
http://www.coolroofs.org

Heat Island Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. DOE
http://heatisland.lbl.gov

Staff Engagement

Storm Drain Tip Card
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npstbx/files/StormDrainTipCard.pdf

The IPM Program Document
OBO Intranet, OBO
http://obo.state.gov/opssaf-shem/index.html

GreenScapes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/greenscapes/index.htm

Water

Chapter Overview

Water: Closing the Loop on Water Use
OBO
http://obo.m.state.sbu/greenteam

WaterSense
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/watersense

The United Nations World Water Development Report
World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/water/wwap/wwdr/

At U.S. Embassies, an Incentive to Conserve Every Drop
The New York Times, 2013
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/05/at-u-s-embassies-an-incentive-to-conserve-every-drop

Department Conserves Water Overseas
State Magazine, April 2012
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/186815.pdf

Audit

Water Measurement Manual
Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior
http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hydraulics_lab/pubs/wmm/wmm.html

Water Efficiency Resources: Federal Guidebooks
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/waterefficiency_resources.html#fg

Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor
The Irrigation Association
http://www.irrigation.org/clia/

Metering

Water Measurement Manual
Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior
http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hydraulics_lab/pubs/wmm/
OBO Meter Guidance

Efficient Fixtures

WaterSense® Products
EPA
www.epa.gov/WaterSense/products/

Waterless Urinals
Waterless Company
http://www.waterless.com/

Irrigation

Irrigation Association
http://www.irrigation.org/

Irrigation Technologies and Best Practices
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/watersense/outdoor/tech.html

Best Management Practices for Water-Efficient Landscaping
U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/waterefficiency_bmp4.html

Rainwater Harvesting

American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association
http://www.arcsa.org/

Rainwater & Reuse
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/watersense/outdoor/rainwater_reuse.html

An Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting
Global Development Research Center
http://www.gdrc.org/uem/water/rainwater/introduction.html

Capturing Rainwater from Rooftops
Natural Resources Defense Council, 2011
http://www.nrdc.org/water/files/rooftoprainwatercapture.pdf

On-site Wastewater Treatment

Guidelines for Water Reuse
EPA
http://www.watereuse.org/government-affairs/usepa-guidelines/

Water Reuse
EPA
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/sustain/availability_wp.cfm

Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources
U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/waterefficiency_bmp14.html

Methodology for Use of Reclaimed Water at Federal Locations
U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/reclaimed_water_use.pdf

Staff Engagement

Water Sense at Work: User Education and Facility Outreach
EPA

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/commercial/docs/watersense_at_work/#/46

UN Water, United Nations
www.unwater.org

100 Ways to Conserve
Water – Use It Wisely
http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/

Energy

Chapter Overview

10 CFR 430.32 Energy and Water Conservation Standards and Their Effective Dates
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2012-title10-vol3/pdf/CFR-2012-title10-vol3-sec430-32.pdf

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 169-2006: Weather Data for Building Design Standards
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, 2006
http://www.ashrae.org

Federal Energy Management Program
U.S. DOE
https://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/index.html

EnergySaver
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/energysaver/energy-saver

ENERGY STAR
http://wwwenergystar.gov/

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
http://www.aceee.org/

Building Commissioning Association
http://www.bcxa.org

LEED Reference Guide for Green Operations and Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

Audit

Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/femp/training/course_detail_ondemand.cfm/CourseId=127

A Guide to Energy Audits (PNNL-20956)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, U.S. DOE, 2011
http://www.pnnl.gov/main/publications/external/technical_reports/pnnl-20956.pdf

Portfolio Manager
ENERGY STAR
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=evaluate_performance.bus_portfoliomanager

Energy Savings Assessment Training
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/femp/training/

Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits, Second Edition
American Society of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineers (ASHRAE), 2011
http://www.ashrae.org/resources--publications/bookstore/procedures-for-commercial-building-energy-audits

Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Federal Energy Management Program
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/program/lifecycle.html

Metering

TREES
OBO
http://bmis.obo.state.gov

Metering Guide
OBO

Guidance for Electric Metering in Federal Buildings
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/adv_metering.pdf

Re-/Retro-Commissioning

Operations & Maintenance Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency (Chapter 7)
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE, 2010
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/OM_7.pdf

Commissioning for Federal Facilities
U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/commissioning_fed_facilities.pdf

Commissioning for Existing Federal Facilities
U.S. DOE
http://www.wbdg.org/education/femp01.php

Model Commissioning Plan and Guide Specifications
Portland Energy Conservation, Inc.
http://www.peci.org/model-commissioning-plans-guide-specifications

Commissioning Process Templates
Building Commissioning Association
http://www.bcxa.org/commissioning-process-templates/

Electrical Demand Management

Introduction to Commercial Building Control Strategies and Techniques for Demand Response (LBNL-57995)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. DOE
http://gaia.lbl.gov/btech/papers/59975.pdf

Demand Response
Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/oe/technology-development/smart-grid/demand-response

Developing a Demand Response Event Plan
PG&E Corporation
http://www.pge.com/mybusiness/energysavingsrebates/demandresponse/eventdayactionplan/

Temperature Controls

O&M First: Five O&M Ideas on How to Save Money in Your Buildings NOW!
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/om_savemoney.pdf

Automatic Lighting Controls

Sustainable Lighting Study
OBO, U.S. Department of State

How to Select Lighting Controls for Offices and Public Buildings
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/light_controls.pdf

Lighting Controls
Whole Building Design Guide
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/electriclighting.php

Lighting Control Types
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
https://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/eep_light_controls.html

Site Lighting

Outdoor Lighting
International Dark-Sky Association
http://www.darksky.org/outdoorlighting/

Site Lighting Guidelines
OBO, U.S. Department of State

Daylighting

Daylighting
Whole Building Design Guide
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/daylighting.php

Tips for Daylighting with Windows (LBNL-39945)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. DOE, 1997
http://windows.lbl.gov/daylighting/designguide/dlg.pdf

Lighting Equipment and Lamps

DOE/FEMPs new guide to LEDs
Lighting Handbook and Retrofit Guide

U.S. Forest Service
http://www.fs.fed.us/sustainableoperations/greenteam-toolkit/documents/ForestRetrofit.pdf

Lighting Retrofit Workbook
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/NPS_guidebook.pdf

Delamping for Energy Savings
Lighting Design Lab
http://lightingdesignlab.com/delamping-energy-savings

Computers and Office Equipment

Low Carbon IT Campaign
ENERGY STAR
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.pr_power_mgt_low_carbon

Thermal Solar Water Heating

Solar Hot Water Resources and Technologies
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/renewable_shw.html

Solar Water Heating
Whole Building Design Guide
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/swheating.php?r=office

Solar Water Heaters
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/solar-water-heaters

Solar Water Heater Buying Guidance
ENERGY STAR
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=WSE#buying

Solar Energy Calculator
Apricus Solar Hot Water
http://www.apricus.com/html/solar_energy_calculator.htm

Photovoltaics

Photovoltaic Resources and Technologies
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/renewable_pv.html

Federal Technology Alert: Photovoltaics
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/FTA_pv.pdf

Photovoltaics
Whole Building Design Guide
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/photovoltaics.php

Wind Power

Wind Energy Resources & Technologies
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/renewable_wind.html

Wind Generated Electrical Power Office
OBO

Staff Engagement

Creating an Energy Awareness Program
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/yhtp_ceap_hndbk.pdf

Occupant Engagement—Where Design Meets Performance
Melton, P. Environmental Building News
http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2011/11/1/Occupant-Engagement-Where-Design-Meets-Performance

Materials

Chapter Overview

What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management
The World Bank
http://go.worldbank.org/BCQEP0TMO0

Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/cpg/

Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line
Inform
http://www.informinc.org/wasteatwork.php

Resource Conservation
EPA
www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/

Audit

How to Perform a Waste Audit
Greening Advisor Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
http://www.nrdc.org/enterprise/greeningadvisor/wm-audits.asp

Federal Green Challenge
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/fgc/

Conserving Resources, Preventing Waste
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/waste/conserve/smm/wastewise/

Resource Reduction and Reuse

Reducing and Reusing Basics
EPA
http://www2.epa.gov/recycle/reducing-and-reusing-basics

Conserving Resources, Preventing Waste
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/smm/wastewise

The Latest in Waste-less Living
Earth 911
http://www.earth911.org

Green Purchasing

Green Purchasing Guides for Federal Purchasers
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epp/pubs/greenguides.htmEnvironmentally

Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Hands-On Tools
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epp/tools/index.htm

Ongoing Purchasing and Waste Policy: LEED for Existing Buildings
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

BioPreferred Product Categories
BioPreferred Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.biopreferred.gov/productcategories.aspx

Recycling and Composting

Composting for Facilities
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/compost

Recycling at the Office
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/office.html

Ongoing Solid Waste Management: LEED for Existing Buildings
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Battery Recycling
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/wastes/conserve/materials/battery.htm

eCycling
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling

Fluorescent Lamps and the Environment
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
http://www.nema.org/Standards/Pages/Fluorescent-Lamps-and-the-Environment.aspx

Mercury
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/mercury/

Staff Engagement

America Recycles Day
Keep America Beautiful
http://americarecyclesday.org

Conserving Resources, Preventing Waste
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/smm/wastewise/index.htm

Federal Green Challenge – Waste
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/fgc/waste.html

Indoor Environment

Chapter Overview

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
http://www.ashrae.org

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2010: Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
http://www.ashrae.org/

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/pdf_files/iaq.pdf

Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Indoor Air Quality
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/indoorenv/

LEED Reference Guide for Green Operations and Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems/existing-buildings

GreenSpec
http://greenspec.buildinggreen.com/

Indoor Air Quality & Personal Exposure Assessment Program
Air Resources Board, California EPA
http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/indoor/indoor.htm

Indoor Air Quality Guide
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, 2009
https://www.ashrae.org/resources--publications/bookstore/indoor-air-quality-guide

Audit

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers, Chapter 4
EPA

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/pdf_files/iaq.pdf

Building Air Quality Action Plan
EPA

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/pdf_files/baqactionplan.pdf

IAQ Building Education and Assessment Model (I-BEAM)
EPA

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/i-beam/index.html

I-BEAM Forms: Section A—Baseline IAQ Audit Forms
EPA

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/i-beam/forms.html

Contaminant Reduction

Checklist for Mold Prevention, Recognition, and Cleanup
OBO
http://obo.state.gov/opssaf-shem/PARENT PAGES/Residential Safety/Checklist for Mold Prevention Recognition and Clean Up.pdf

Asbestos: FACETS Environmental
OBO
http://obo.state.gov/om_fac/HAZMAT Environmental Program/HAZMAT Program.htm

15 FAM Overseas Buildings Operations
OBO
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/15fam/index.htm

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings: Prevention
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/mold/prevention.html

A Citizen’s Guide to Radon
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html

Radon Measurement in Schools
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/radon_measurement_in_schools.pdf

Pollution Prevention

LEED Green Building Rating Systems
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems

FloorScore
Resilient Floor Covering Institute

http://www.rfci.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=79

Green Label/Green Label Plus
Carpet and Rug Institute
http://www.carpet-rug.org/commercial-customers/green-building-and-the-environment/green-label-plus/index.cfm

GREENGUARD: Find Products
GREENGUARD Environmental Institute
http://www.greenguard.org/en/QuickSearch.aspx

SCS Indoor Advantage and Indoor Advantage Gold
Scientific Certification Systems
http://www.scsglobalservices.com/certified-indoor-air-quality?scscertified=1

IAQ Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction, 2nd Edition
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning National Contractors Association (SMACNA), 2007
http://www.smacna.org

Ventilation

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
www.ashrae.org

Federal Technology Alert: Demand Controlled Ventilation Using CO2 Sensors
Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/fta_co2.pdf

Green Cleaning

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing: Cleaning
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epp/pubs/products/cleaning.htm

Find Green Seal Products and Service
Green Seal
http://www.greenseal.org/FindGreenSealProductsAndServices.aspx

Design for Environment
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/dfe/index.htm

EcoLogo
http://www.ecologo.org/en/

Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/index.htm

Seal of Approval Products
Carpet and Rug Institute
http://www.carpet-rug.org/commercial-customers/cleaning-and-maintenance/seal-of-approval-products/index.cfm

Acoustics

No resources

 

 Thermal Comfort

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2010: Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
https://www.ashrae.org/resources--publications/bookstore/standard-55

Ergonomics

Online Ergonomics Training
OBO

OSHA Ergonomic Solutions: Computer Workstations eTool
Occupational Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations

Office Ergonomics: Your How-to Guide
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) Work Life Wellness Program, U.S. Department of Defense
http://cap.mil/Documents/CAP_Ergo_Guide.pdf

Biophilia

No resources

 

 Staff Engagement

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/baqtoc.html

LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
U.S. Green Building Council
http://new.usgbc.org/leed/rating-systems

Residential

Chapter Overview

ENERGY STAR’s Home Efficiency Tool
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=popuptool.atHome

Green Homes
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/

At Home and in the Garden
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/home.htm

Audit

Home Energy Audits
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_improvement.hm_improvement_audits

Home Energy Audits
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/public-services/homes/home-weatherization/home-energy-audits

Healthy Home Audit
The Lung Association
http://www.lung.ca/_resources/healthy_home_audit.pdf

Healthy Home Checklist
Environmental Working Group
http://www.ewg.org/files/ewg-hht-checkilist.pdf

Green Leasing

Request for Lease Proposal (RLP)
GSA
http://www.gsa.gov/graphics/pbs/Standard_RLP_form_R101C_6-1-12_final_508c.pdf

Green Lease Policies and Procedures
GSA
http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/103656

ENERGY STAR Requirement for Lease Acquisition Memorandum
GSA, 2010
http://www.gsa.gov/graphics/pbs/Energy_Star_RSL_2010-02-FINAL-508.pdf

Green Lease Policies and Procedures for Lease Acquisition
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/management/office-management/operational-management/real-estate/green-leases

Present Value Analysis Model
GSA
http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/101883

Building Upgrade Value Calculator
ENERGY STAR, U.S. DOE
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=comm_real_estate.building_upgrade_value_calculator

Instructions for Use of Green Lease Solicitation Paragraph Reference
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/management/downloads/attachment-3-instructions-use-green-lease-solicitation-paragraph-reference

High Performance Leasing for State and Local Governments
U.S. DOE
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/seeaction/pdfs/commercialbuildings_factsheet_highperformanceleasing_statelocal.pdf

Leasing and Energy: Allocations
BetterBricks
http://www.betterbricks.com/graphics/assets/documents/BB_WinTactics_LeaseTypes_final.pdf

Water Efficiency

Conserving Water
Green Homes, EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/ConserveWater.htm

WaterSense Products
WaterSense, EPA
http://www.epa.gov/WaterSense/products/

Resource Library: Residential Water Use, Fixtures and Appliances
Alliance for Water Efficiency
http://allianceforwaterefficiency.org/Residential_Library_Content_Listing.aspx

Find ENERGY STAR Products
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_find_es_products

Energy Efficiency

ENERGY STAR’s Home Efficiency Tool
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=popuptool.atHome

Energy Saver: Save Energy, Save Money
U.S. DOE
http://energy.gov/energysaver/energy-saver

Home Improvement: Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_improvement.hm_improvement_index

A Do-it-yourself Guide to Sealing and Insulating with ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/ia/partners/publications/pubdocs/DIY_Guide_May_2008.pdf?7e3d-878e

Checklist for Maintaining Your HVAC Equipment
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=heat_cool.pr_maintenance

Efficient Appliances Save Energy and Money
Natural Resources Defense Council
http://www.nrdc.org/air/energy/fappl.asp

Heat and Cool Efficiently: When is it Time to Replace?
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=heat_cool.pr_checklist_consumers

A Guide to Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling
ENERGY STAR, EPA
http://www.energystar.gov/ia/partners/publications/pubdocs/HeatingCoolingGuide%20FINAL_9-4-09.pdf

Solar Water Heating: Thermal Renewable Energy with the Power of the Sun
OBO

Materials and Waste Management

At Home and in the Garden
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/home.htm

The Consumer’s Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/wycd/catbook/index.htm

Composting for Facilities
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/wastes/conserve/composting

Green Home Guide
U.S. Green Building Council
http://greenhomeguide.com

SCS Certified Products Database
Scientific Certification Systems
http://www.scscertified.com/products

Regreen Residential Remodeling Program
American Society of Interior Designers and U.S. Green Building Council
http://www.regreenprogram.org

Materials & Furnishings
Healthy House Institute
http://www.healthyhouseinstitute.com/cat_23_Materials_and_Furnishings

Contaminant Reduction
Product Guide

GREENGUARD Environmental Institute
http://www.greenguard.org/en/QuickSearch.aspx

Green Label and Green Label Plus
CRI: The Carpet and Rug Institute
http://www.carpet-rug.org/residential-customers/selecting-the-right-carpet-or-rug/green-label.cfm

FloorScore Certified Products
Scientific Certification Systems
http://www.scscertified.com/products

Moisture Management

Checklist for Mold Prevention, Recognition, and Cleanup
OBO

http://obo.state.gov/opssaf-shem/PARENT PAGES/Residential Safety/Checklist for Mold Prevention Recognition and Clean Up.pdf

15 FAM Overseas Buildings Operations
OBO
http://www.state.gov/m/a/dir/regs/fam/15fam/index.htm

Controlling Moisture
EPA
www.epa.gov/iaq/homes/hip-moisture.html

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home
EPA
www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html

Staff Engagement

Home Energy Tips
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/ReduceEnergy.htm

Green Homes
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/

Ten Ways to Go Green and Save Green
WorldWatch Institute
http://www.worldwatch.org/resources/go_green_save_green