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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Net Zero Progress Report: Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative 2012

Title:
Net Zero Progress Report: Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative 2012

Abstract:
This report details the new Net Zero hierarchies and implementation strategies. It also contains information about installation collaboration, outreach and behavior and awareness campaigns that are being conducted. Specific pilot installation activities are detailed to assist with technology solution development and implementation. For instance, energy efficient upgrade projects at specific installations are provided including funding sources and expected outcomes. It also details many of the Pilot installation renewable energy efforts such as the 10 kilo-watt wind turbine system installed at West Point and a 20 mega-watt photovoltaic system in development at Fort Bliss, Texas. Best practices are detailed for each area such as the use of xeriscaping, leak detection, recycling, purple pipe installation and alternate sources for water. Key actions related to waste include Material Flow Analyses, installation surveys, and characterization studies. The report concludes with the Army's plans for the Net Zero Initiative for fiscal year 2013 and beyond.

URL:
http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/c/downloads/296777.pdf

Source:
U.S. Army

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
Not Available

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