Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management, signed on January 24, 2007, established total energy reduction goals for every federal agency. These goals apply to the electricity consumed by federal buildings as well as the fuel consumed by federal fleets, provided a fleet consists of at least 20 vehicles. The executive order also established water-reduction goals, mandated recycling programs within facilities, and required agencies to purchase electronic equipment registered with the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT). Executive Order 13423 established a schedule by which all federal agencies should reduce their total energy intensity by 30% by the end of 2015, relative to the baseline of the agencyâ€™s energy use in fiscal year 2003 according to the following schedule:
|Incentive Type:||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:||Renewable Fuel Vehicles,Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building|
|Name:||Executive Order 13423|
|Name:||Public Information - FEMP|
|Organization:||U.S. Department of Energy|
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