In April 2007, it was reported that 96% of the greenhouse gas emissions from the Capitol Hill Complex facilities -- managed by the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) -- resulted from electricity use and combustion of fossil fuels. It was recommended that AOC and the other agencies establish a schedule for conducting energy audits and implement selected projects as part of an overall plan that considers cost-effectiveness, the extent to which the projects reduce emissions, and funding options. This statement focuses on: (1) the status of AOCAis efforts to implement the recommendations in the April 2007 report; and (2) opportunities for the Senate to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and associated environmental impacts. Tables.These products cover a wide range of categories, including appliances and office equipment. According to the Energy Star program, office products that have earned the Energy Star rating use about half as much electricity as standard equipment and generally cost the ... However, AOCa#39;s prioritized list does not provide information on the energy intensity of each building, an explanation of its prioritizationanbsp;...
|Title||:||Architect of the Capitol: Progress in Improving Energy Efficiency and Options for Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions|
|Author||:||Terrell G. Dorn|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-02|