WASHINGTON — The Army released a list of installations earlier this week that will participate in an energy-conserving pilot program that aims to use only as much energy as they create by 2020.
The initiative, called Net Zero, will focus on energy, water and waste usage procedures, according to Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.
"Operational energy is a critical focus to the whole Department of Defense, and everything that we can do to reduce that logistical Read more
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Construction on the combined headquarters for Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg, one of the state’s largest construction projects currently underway, has been completed. The building has been constructed to LEED Silver standards and will be certified as such in 2012.
The 600,000-square-foot, $302 million project will open in summer 2011.
Starting in 2013, all new buildings on military bases must attain standards set by the U.S. Read more