The goal is to apply the LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) rating system on all new construction - including barracks and office buildings - at U.S.-based Army installations, said Bob Sperberg, chief of facilities policy at the office of the Army assistant chief of staff for installation management In 2009, the designs of more than 900 buildings will be assessed according to LEED criteria, Sperberg said. Vic Berger, a technologist at CDW Government Inc., said the military spends too much money on air conditioning to cool data centers that house computer servers.
Green Construction Standards Adopted at Army Posts Matthew Rusling National Defense; May 2009; 93, 666; Docstoc pg. 27 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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