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Title: Buy Energy-Efficient Products: A Guide for Federal Purchasers and Specifiers

In a single year, energy-efficient product purchases could save the federal government almost a half billion dollars worth of energy. By purchasing products that exceed the minimum required efficiency levels, buyers can save the government even more energy and money. Federal employees and contractors must take an active role in ensuring that the government receives products that meet efficiency requirements. This document provides an overview of product purchasing requirements and shows you how to write compliant contracts, find funding, and confirm product compliance.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-6A42-66621; DOE/GO-102016-4880
DOE Contract Number:
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)
Country of Publication:
United States
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY energy-efficient products; federal purchasers; efficiency level; ENERGY STAR products; federal employees; contractors; energy efficiency requirements; product purchasing requirements; compliant contracts; funding