Department of Energy

Build Solar Covered Parking Lots at all Federal Facilities

By covering all Federal Parking lots with Shade structures which have solar panels on top it serves two energy conservation issues - solar power and gasoline. A lot of car air conditioners are run just to cool the car down after sitting in the unshaded parking lot all day. So in addition to producing solar power from the open parking lots, the employees get the added benefit of less wear and tear from their vehicles ...more »

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Adjust Thermostat

Our buildings here at USPTO are always very cold. The AC is on overkill. Change the set point up 3 degrees and enjoy the extra cash! Set a standard wherein employees can bring in small fans to move the air and with the added windchill it will be cooler.

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