White House advances first-ever federal buildings performance standard

June 13, 2022
The White House is advancing what would be a landmark energy performance standard for federal buildings, aiming to increase efficiency and cut costs to meet Biden’s goal of a net-zero carbon emissions building portfolio by 2045 with a 50 percent cut by 2032. The Federal Building Performance Standard “prerule” -- developed by the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the General Services Administration, Department of Energy (DOE), and EPA -- arrived at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget...

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