Energy, Environment, & Fleet (EEF) Program Service
VA’s Progress on Preparing for Climate Change
See VA climate adaptation efforts over the past year
VA Medical Centers Recognized for Sustainable Health Care
23 VA Medical Centers were recognized with 2022 awards from non-profit Practice Greenhealth.
Jesse Brown VA Medical Recognized with Climate Award
The facility was recognized by the Health Care Climate Council for innovative efforts to limit release of greenhouse gas emissions from the use of anesthesia.
VA Recognizes Employee Achievements in Sustainbility
VA recognizes employees for contributions to sustainability, achieving improved performance & cost-savings.
|Reduce Energy Use|
|More than $1.66 billion
in long-term avoided costs for VA facilities
|40% less energy per sq. ft.
for average VA vs. national average for hospitals
|Improvements in Energy & Water Infrastructure|
|$1.1 billion in upgrades at 88 medical centers
through contracts with private sector investment since 2011
EEF leads VA’s efforts to comply with federal mandates related to energy, water, environment, fleet, sustainable buildings, and climate change adaptation. EEF formulates VA-level policy, provides oversight, guidance, and training, completes required agency reporting, and coordinates enterprise-level operations of VA’s energy and fleet portfolio, including managing VA’s Energy Performance Contracting Program and VA’s Fleet Management Program.