Food StorageReturn to Cafeteria
Hot Food Holding Cabinets
Under Counter Refrigeration
- Select temperature settings that balance food safety needs with energy conservation efforts.
- Use Energy Star rated and FEMP-designated appliances to reduce electricity consumption when in use and to reduce phantom plug load during off-hours. Alternatively, use only appliances that can be turned off completely when not in use.
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Products ( <span>Guiding Principles criteria 5.3</span>)
“Procure and utilize construction materials and building supplies that have a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment over their life cycle when compared with competing products that serve the same purpose.”
See the Green Procurement Compilation (GPC) for federal requirements by product type.
Whole Building Design Guide | Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers
EPA Greener Products and Services
2018 IgCC Section 901
Energy Efficiency ( <span>Guiding Principles criteria 2.1</span>)
“Comply with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements that establish Federal building energy efficiency standards and require the purchase, installation, and use of energy efficient products. Employ strategies that continue to optimize energy performance and minimize energy use throughout the operation and life of the building.”
DOE FEMP | Energy- and Water-Efficient Products
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1
Commissioning ( Guiding Principles criteria 1.5)
"Employ the appropriate commissioning tailored to the size and complexity of the building type and its system components to optimize and verify performance of building systems. Ensure buildings have operational policies that support continued compliance with all relevant statutory requirements for ongoing energy and water audits, where applicable.”
DOE EERE | Commissioning for Federal Facilities
DOE | Facility Energy Management Guidelines and Criteria for Energy and Water Evaluations in Covered Facilities
ANSI / ASHRAE / IES Standard 202
2018 IgCC Section 1001.3.1.2 (10.3.1.2) Building Project Commissioning (CX) Process
Ozone Depleting Compounds ( <span>Guiding Principles criteria 5.4</span>)
“Comply with all relevant statutory requirements and rules that establish substitutes for ozone-depleting substances.”
See EPA’s Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program for alternatives and view relevant product categories on the GPC.
2018 IgCC Section 901.3.3 (9.3.3) Refrigerants