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Energy Management Program Service (EMPS)

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2018 Sustainability Awards

2018 Sustainability Awards

VA recognizes employees for contributions to sustainability, achieving improved performance & cost-savings.

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Earth Day, Everyday

Earth Day 2018 at VA

Every year on Earth Day, VA medical centers across the country hold events to educate and engage employees, Veterans, and visitors on environmental responsibility.

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2017 Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards

VHA Medical Centers named among top 25 in the U.S. for environmental stewardship in health care

Nine VHA Medical Centers were recognized for their efforts in environmental sustainability in health care at an award ceremony May 18 in Minneapolis.

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Key Energy Management Program (EMP) Achievements
Achieve Cost Savings
>$1 billion cost savings
in long-term avoided costs for VA facilities
40% less energy per sq. ft.
for average VA vs. national average for hospitals
Improve Energy & Water Infrastructure
$591M in upgrades at 58 medical centers
through contracts with private sector investment since 2012
 

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