Energy Management Program Service (EMPS)
2018 Sustainability Awards
VA recognizes employees for contributions to sustainability, achieving improved performance & cost-savings.
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.
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.
|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