The requirement to buy energy- and water-efficient products applies to federal purchases made through any procurement pathway (e.g., purchase cards, e-retailers, and solicitations) and to a wide variety of federal projects.
The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) offers the following resources to help federal buyers purchase energy- and water-efficient products.
Buy Energy-Efficient Products Fact Sheet
This overview fact sheet is a quick, two-page reference document that includes information about meeting purchasing requirements, writing compliant contracts, and determining if a product is compliant with requirements.
Contracting for Efficiency Best Practices Guide
Review FEMP's Contracting for Efficiency Best Practices Guide for in-depth, step-by-step information on incorporating efficiency requirements into solicitations.