Federal Green Challenge

FGC Energy Case Studies

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  • FGC Energy Case Study: Energy System Upgrade Reduces Natural Gas Use (PDF)(2 pp, 427 K, 04/24/2014, EPA-905-14-011)
    The U.S. General Services Administration’s Chicago Federal Center reduced its natural gas use by 25 percent compared to the previous year. This was accomplished through the implementation of multiple heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system and operational improvements. The agency saved $140,000 during one year as a result of this upgrade.
  • FGC Energy Case Study: Energy Reduction through Lighting Improvements (PDF)(2 pp, 330 K, 03/19/2014, EPA-905-F-14-004)
    Federal Green Challenge Energy Case Study: The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (Departments of Veterans Affairs and Navy) in North Chicago, Illinois, reduced its energy consumption by 15 percent in one year.