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SFTool – What do you need to do?

Welcome to the Sustainable Facilities Tool!  Whether you’re a facility manager, purchasing agent, designer, tenant, or just curious, you’re here because you care about efficient, healthy buildings and environmentally-responsible purchasing.  SFTool prepares you to take action.

Tools to help with everyday tasks

Understanding Federal Requirements
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Click through Executive Orders annotated with strategies, definitions, and resources.

Annotated Executive Orders
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Ensure that your new construction and major renovations comply with the six federal Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles
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Explore how the Guiding Principles relate to health and wellness guidelines, standards, and building rating systems.

Health & Wellness Guidance Crosswalk
Project Planning & Development
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Discover potential high-performance improvements based on your building’s size and climate zone.

Cost Effective Upgrades
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Learn about submetering techniques and benefits by system, marking the benefits you’ve already attained and exporting your customized list

Submetering
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Compare potential materials on IEQ, resource use, and life cycle costs.

Material Comparisons
Procurement
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Identify federal green purchasing requirements for products and services

GPC
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Search brands and products that comply with federal sustainability requirements

SFTool Product Search
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Explore Federal government tools and resources for cost-effective and sustainable acquisition across the procurement life cycle.

Using Acquisition Life Cycle Tools
Operations & Maintenance
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Assess your facility operations knowledge, identify areas for training, and locate free resources.

Federal Facilities Skills Assessment Tool
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Learn about COVID-19 re-entry concerns and read resources gathered by GSA OFHPB.

COVID-19 Re-Entry Resources

A few other things you can do here:

Why did we build the SFTool?

The General Services Administration is tasked with putting our nation’s public servants into efficient, healthy buildings and buying goods and services that provide maximum value to the taxpayer. With each high-performance building, waste and utility costs drop, people breathe better air and we conserve resources for future generations. Helping the Federal Government make sustainable decisions and acheive high-performance is our mission, but we built SFTool to inspire and prepare everyone to take action. Learn more about GSA’s Office of Federal High-Performance Buildingsopens in new window.


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