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Region 10 Newsroom

Welcome to the Northwest/Arctic Region Newsroom.

GSA's Northwest/Arctic Region Public Affairs Office, located in Auburn, Washington, issues media releases and advisories to provide the news media and public with important information on GSA projects and activities within the four states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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Seattle Federal Building is a Sustainability Star

There are public buildings, and there are stars, and all sustainability measures indicate that the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle is a rising star. The reasons for this are endless. Ninety-nine percent of the waste generated from constructing the building was diverted from landfill. Seventy-five percent of the timber used for the building was recycled. And the building achieved an Energy Usage Intensity (EUI) of 25, 40 percent below industry standards, after only one year of operation.
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Energy-Saving Improvements To Federal Building In Oregon Deliver $778,075 in Tax Credits

The General Services Administration's Northwest/Arctic Region has received a $778,075 tax credit from the Oregon Department of Energy for energy-saving improvements made at the recently renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building (EGWW). The Oregon Department of Energy offers the Business Energy Tax Credit to organizations who invest in energy conservation, recycling, renewable energy resources, and less-polluting transportation fuels.
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Federal Center South Project Earns AISC IDEAS2 Award

The Northwest/Arctic Region’s Federal Center South project in Seattle has earned national recognition in the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2) from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
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CONTACTS

Stephanie Nicole Kenitzer
(253) 931-7873
 

 

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