Energy Management Program Service (EMPS)
America Recycles Day in November 15
Across the country, organizations will be celebrating America Recycles Day on November 15.
October is Energy Efficiency Month
VA has worked diligently to improve facility energy and water systems and reduce energy use and cost.
2017 Sustainability Achievement Awards
VA recognizes employees for contributions to sustainability, achieving improved performance & cost-savings.
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|
|$221M cost savings
from centralized energy purchasing over the life of the contracts
|40% less energy per sq. ft.
for average VA vs. national average for hospitals
|Improve Energy & Water Infrastructure|
|$356M in upgrades at 40 medical centers
through contracts with private sector investment
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