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As the largest energy consumer in the United States, the federal government has both a tremendous opportunity and a clear responsibility to lead by example with smart energy management. By promoting energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy resources at federal sites, the Federal Energy Management Program helps agencies save energy, save taxpayer dollars, and demonstrate leadership with responsible, cleaner energy choices.

Equipment Procurement

Use FEMP's product recommendations and other useful tips to help you buy the most efficient equipment for your offices and facilities.

New Construction/Retrofits

Learn about how to design high performance buildings that save energy, save money, enhance indoor environmental quality, and help preserve the environment.

Operations & Maintenance

Learn how effective operations and maintenance can help you ensure reliability, safety, and energy at relatively low cost.

Utility Management

Find up to date information about energy markets, utility restructuring, renewable power purchasing, and load management opportunities that can help you manage costs, improve reliability, and reduce environmental impacts.


Legislation and Regulations Updates

FEMP has released guidelines to help federal agencies meet energy management and renewable energy requirements for complying with the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005 and Executive Order 13423. For an overview of these requirements, read the 2007 Federal Energy Management Program Renewable Energy Requirement Guidance for EPAct 2005 and Executive Order 13423: Final (PDF 238 KB), and for information about the water management requirements of Executive Order 13423, see Establishing Baseline and Meeting Water Conservation Goals of Executive Order 13243: Final (PDF 211 KB). Download Adobe Reader.

Also available are guidelines for meeting the requirements of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The guidelines cover federal fleets; fueling centers; lighting, water, and energy usage goals; new building standards; and funding through fiscal year 2030. For more information, read Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: New and Enhanced FEMP Responsibilities (PDF 121 KB).