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  • GVGBC Selects RMF Engineering for Green Project Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GVGBC Selects RMF Engineering for Green Project Award

    The Greater Virginia Green Building Council has selected RMF Engineering to receive a “Best Commercial Project” award in recognition of the company’s work to update the heating, air conditioning and other utility systems at the former Martha Jefferson Hospital site in Charlottesville for the CFA Institute. RMF also refreshed the fire protection, plumbing and electrical systems at the CFA Institute’s […] More

  • Dell Wins an EPA Green Leadership Award; Dane Parker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell Wins an EPA Green Leadership Award; Dane Parker Comments

    Dell has been selected as a recipient of an award given by the Environmental Protection Agency to companies that work to help grow the voluntary green power market and purchase green power. Green Power Leadership Awards recognize companies that acquire energy from a utility green-pricing program, a competitive green marketer or a renewable energy certificate supplier, […] More

  • Turner Construction Unveils Green Zone 2013 Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Turner Construction Unveils Green Zone 2013 Projects

    Turner Construction has asked its local offices to contribute projects for the company’s Green Zone program, which seeks to promote environmental aims such as recycling and water efficiency. The company has 31 local offices that submitted at least one project and 91 out of 2010 sites are certified Turner Green Zone offices, Turner said June […] More

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    ATK Helps NASA Develop, Test Green Propulsion Tech; Cary Ralston Comments

    ATK has developed a thruster technology for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center that is intended to help store and handle materials, as well as process the launch site. The company completed the first U.S.-based tests of the high performance green propulsion technology after previously evaluating the system’s fidelity and operability in space at its facility […] More

  • Christina Kull Martens Wins Northrop Green Program Award; Bruce Gains Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Christina Kull Martens Wins Northrop Green Program Award; Bruce Gains Comments

    Christina Kull Martens, a manufacturing integration manager at Northrop Grumman, has won an award for helping the aerospace systems sector reduce greenhouse gas emissions in manufacturing projects. The company’s Chair’s Green Leadership Award intends to recognize employees for helping to sustain the environment in their communities, Northrop said Tuesday. Martens has served as an environmental […] More

  • Survey Includes Contractors On Green IT Leadership List - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Survey Includes Contractors On Green IT Leadership List

    Energy and environment research firm Verdantix has selected Accenture, Deloitte, CGI and IBM as among the world’s leaders in designing and implementing green information technology. The firm based its findings on interviews with 15 buyers, representing firms with $183 billion in revenue, Environmental Leader reports. According to the report, Verdantix cited the companies’ portfolio of offerings across […] More

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    GSA Seeking Green Tech for Federal Building Test Program

    The General Services Administration is seeking industry information on sustainable building technologies and practices for its Green Proving Ground initiative, the agency announced Friday. Under that initiative, the agency aims to use the federal real estate portfolio as a proving ground for building technology and practices. GSA says it owns and leases 9,600 buildings across […] More

  • IBM To Help GSA Track Energy Use In Federal Buildings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM To Help GSA Track Energy Use In Federal Buildings

    IBM has won a one-year contract from the General Services Administration to help the agency track energy usage at the federal government’s 50 highest energy-consuming buildings, GSA announced Monday. The company develop a system to monitor building performance and stream data to a central facility for analysis and decision making. GSA awarded the contract to […] More

  • IBM, LA Schools Partner on 'Green' Texting Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, LA Schools Partner on ‘Green’ Texting Program

    IBM is helping students and teachers in Los Angeles identify issues such as leaky water faucets and broken air conditioning units by simply sending a text message or photo directly to a call desk. IBM’s business partner CitySourced developed the text messaging system for the Los Angeles Unified School District. School district staff use IBM […] More

  • Harris' Quincy Facility Receives Governor's Sustainability Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris’ Quincy Facility Receives Governor’s Sustainability Award

    Harris Corp.’s broadcast communications Quincy, Illinois-based operations has been recognized with the 2011 Governor’s Sustainability award, the company announced today. The company said it was one of 25 that received this award, which recognizes organizations that have demonstrated measures in protecting the environment, sustaining the future and improving the economy. The Quincy facility was also […] More

  • Boeing Appoints New VP of Environment, Health Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Appoints New VP of Environment, Health Group

    Boeing appointed Kim Smith to lead the company’s efforts in reducing its environmental footprint as the new vice president of environment, health and safety, Boeing announced Monday. Smith will also lead the company’s workplace safety programs. She will report to John Tracy, Boeing chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering, operations and technology. […] More

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    Boeing S.C. Dreamliner Facility Makes EPA Green Power List

    Boeing‘s fabrication and assembly facility for the 787 Dreamliner plane in North Charleston, S.C. ranks 14th on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fortune 500 list of the largest renewable power purchasers in the EPA’s Green Power Partnership. The site ranks 33rd overall among green energy consumers, including local, state and federal governments, and a growing number of […] More

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