Department of Defense

Consolidate Data Centers

Consolidate and eliminate duplicative Government data centers and server infrastructure at the Federal level rather than the Department/Agency level. By more efficiently using excess data center facility and hardware capacity that currently exists within each agency, the Government will save the taxpayer millions in new server hardware investments (to include new equipment and life-cycle refresh of old equipment), annual ...more »

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Department of Defense

Consolidate Data Centers

Consolidate and eliminate duplicative Government data centers and server infrastructure at the Federal level rather than the Department/Agency level. By more efficiently using excess data center facility and hardware capacity that currently exists within each agency, the Government will save the taxpayer millions in new server hardware investments (to include new equipment and life-cycle refresh of old equipment), annual ...more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Green building maintenance and construction

Incorporate in-house "green technology" into regular building maintenance at all NASA centers. Most NASA centers need maintenance regardless and incorporating energy saving/environmentally conscious construction into the regular maintenance could drastically improve employee satisfactions and lower energy costs. The inspiration for this idea came from the kill-a-watt competition at GSFC where buildings try to save the ...more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Adopt Green Technology

I suggest you...Develop the St. Elizabeths campus with recharge stations for electric vehicles. If only ten percent of the department utilizes electric vehicles while commuting to work we could save 24 million gallons of fuel a year.

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Electric Reliability Organization

Bloom Energy Box to supply power to CIV and MIL agencies

The Bloom Energy Box (http://www.bloomenergy.com/) can provide clean electrical power to any government or military installation at a lower cost than purchasing power from the local utilities. This could save the government millions or billions of dollars over time if expanded to all Federal agencies and Military installations. The Bloom Energy boxes could be used to augment the power needs of any facility, and the savings ...more »

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