EPAct 05 (.pdf), Section 104 states that agencies should select, where life-cycle cost-effective, ENERGY STAR® and other energy efficient products when acquiring energy using products.
- ENERGY STAR - the symbol for energy efficiency (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) - ENERGY STAR labeled products use less energy than other products, save money on utility bills, and help protect the environment.
Procurement of ENERGY STAR Products
- Buying Energy Efficient Products - Federal Energy Management Program - Recommended efficiency levels, Federal supply sources, cost-effectiveness examples, and other buyer aids for commonly purchased products.
- The General & Industrial Lighting Program (Defense Logistics Agency) - and the General Services Administration are sources of lighting products for the Federal sector. These web-based catalogues offer a wide variety of efficient lighting products (lamps, bulbs, ballasts, and fixtures). In addition DLA provides weapon system lighting products for all of its DOD customers.