News and Events
The General Services Administration (GSA) has released a request for information (RFI). GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program aims to drive environmental performance in federal buildings and lead market transformation through early adoption and deployment of innovative building technologies. Results from these evaluations help GSA improve building performance, decrease operational costs, and mitigate the impact of the built environment on our natural resources. Responses to the FY 2015 RFI are due by Friday, November 7, 2014.
SERDP and ESTCP PI Dr. Paul Johnson Receives 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Presented by Brown and Caldwell06/24/2014
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Johnson, who was awarded Brown and Caldwell’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Battelle’s Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds in May. Dr. Johnson has led several SERDP and ESTCP projects addressing vapor intrusion risk assessment and remediation of dense non-aqueous phase liquid contamination.
SERDP researcher, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, was named to TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people, a list that includes other notable names such as Jeff Bezos, David and Charles Koch, and Hillary Clinton. Dr. Hayhoe, a climate scientist from Texas Tech University, is a co-Principal Investigator (PI) on a SERDP-funded project to develop tools and supporting information needed to assess the potential impacts of climate change on DoD installations.
New for 2014! SERDP and ESTCP are introducing new tools to help you connect with the Programs and learn about the latest news on Environment and Energy in the Department of Defense. Beginning this week, the SERDP and ESTCP website features a blog offering regular posts from the Executive Director and five Program Managers. We are also rolling out a social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.
ESTCP released solicitations on February 11, 2014, requesting proposals for demonstration of environmental and installation energy technologies. FY 2015 funds are available through a competitive process to both Federal and private organizations. The due date for all pre-proposals is Tuesday, April 1, 2014. More information about the solicitations is available at www.serdp-estcp.org/Funding-Opportunities/ESTCP-Solicitations.
Seventy-one SERDP and ESTCP FY 2014 new start projects have been selected for funding. A full listing of project numbers, titles, and performers is available here.
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