Featured Member – Architect of the Capitol

Tara Hughes June 13, 2014 Industry News No comments



The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) has cultivated a legacy of sustainability by promoting a culture of resource conservation, increasing energy and water efficiency, promoting health and wellness, sustaining the Capitol’s natural sites and practicing one of the highest forms of sustainability, historic preservation.


 Through a successful sustainability and energy program, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) has annually exceeded its energy reduction goals. The AOC is on pace to meet its 30 percent energy intensity reduction by the end of Fiscal Year 2015.In 2013 the AOC saved enough energy to power the Madison and U.S. Capitol Buildings (over 3 million SF of space) for an entire year!


Additional Sustainability AccomplishmentsArchitect of the Capitol Int.

* $2.7 Million: Saved through new energy reductions
* $14 Million: In building energy improvements re-allocated from utility accounts
* 20%: Reduction in our greenhouse gas footprint
* 25%: Energy reduction exceeding the 2013 goal
* 6 Million: Square footage of buildings retro-commissioned
* 85 Million: Gallons of water saved
* 230: Meters installed


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