U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
DOE Energy Saving Team Deployed to Denver Federal Center
December 12, 2005
A federal Energy Saving Team visited the Denver Federal Center in Colorado on December 12th to identify opportunities to save energy and money. The visit is part of DOE's "Easy Ways to Save Energy" campaign, which in the coming months will send Energy Saving Teams to the 30 largest federal facilities and the top 200 energy-intensive manufacturing facilities in the United States. See the DOE press release.
The 670-acre Denver Federal Center comprises 90 buildings with more than 4 million square feet of floor space. The site hosts 26 different federal agencies with 6,000 federal employees, making it the largest concentration of federal agencies outside of Washington, D.C. The site has already been the focus of energy-saving efforts: In 2002, an Energy Saving Performance Contract (ESPC) allowed agencies at the Federal Center to save more than $450,000 in annual energy costs. See the ESPC Case Study from DOE's Federal Energy Management Program (PDF 170 KB). Download Adobe Reader.