The Greater Southwest Region is working hard to support GSA priorities and goals to promote sustainability, increase energy efficiency, and reduce costs. We recently established an “Energy and Sustainability Branch” in the region , which is helping us to better manage federal facilities and implement many strategies to save taxpayer dollars and conserve energy and water.
Each year, in the summer and early fall, wildfires present a very real threat to forests, wildlife, and residential areas in western and southwestern United States. A vital role of GSA’s mission is to support firefighters and save taxpayer dollars by utilizing government contracts to consolidate purchasing supplies and equipment.
Telepresence provides federal agencies an immersive, true-to-life virtual meeting experience, including life-sized displays, high-definition video, and directional audio. Use telepresence to conserve time, money, and the environment by cutting down on carbon emissions.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation presented General Services Administration with its Preservation Honor Award for the restoration of the New Orleans U.S. Custom House.
GSA recently completed the restoration of the Hipolito Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Antonio, TX.