Resources for Implementing Executive Order 13834
Efficient Federal Operations

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Executive Order (E.O.) 13834, Efficient Federal Operations, was signed on May 17, 2018. Click on the topics below for links to relevant U.S. codes, public laws, guidance, and resources to assist agencies in implementing E.O. 13834. Pursuant to E.O. Section 3, guidance may be under review and may be revised to facilitate implementation of the Executive Order.

Facility Energy Efficiency

E.O. Sec. 2(a): Achieve and maintain annual reductions in building energy use and implement energy efficiency measures that reduce costs.

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Renewable Energy and Electricity

E.O. Sec. 2(b): Meet statutory requirements relating to the consumption of renewable energy and electricity.

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Water Management

E.O. Sec. 2(c): Reduce potable and non-potable water consumption, and comply with stormwater management requirements.

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Performance Contracting

E.O. Sec. 2(d): Utilize performance contracting to achieve energy, water, building modernization, and infrastructure goals.

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High Performance Sustainable Buildings

E.O. Sec. 2(e): Ensure that new construction and major renovations conform to applicable building energy efficiency requirements and sustainable design principles; consider building efficiency when renewing or entering into leases; implement space utilization and optimization practices; and annually assess and report on building conformance to sustainability metrics.

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Waste Management

E.O. Sec. 2(f): Implement waste prevention and recycling measures and comply with all Federal requirements with regard to solid, hazardous, and toxic waste management and disposal.

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Acquisition and Electronics Stewardship

E.O. Sec. 2(g): Acquire, use, and dispose of products and services, including electronics, in accordance with statutory mandates for purchasing preference, Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements, and other applicable Federal procurement policies.

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Performance Tracking and Reporting

E.O. Sec. 2(h): Track and, as required by section 7(b) of this order, report on energy management activities, performance improvements, cost reductions, greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water savings, and other appropriate performance measures.

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Fleet Management

Agencies must continue to meet statutory fleet management requirements, including petroleum reduction, acquisition of alternative fueled and low emitting vehicles, and use of alternative fuel.

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