BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Government Services, Inc. (SGS), an integrator of Siemens' products, services and solutions to the federal government, announced today that it recently received a $38.5 million task order award from the General Services Administration (GSA) to implement energy efficiency improvements to 39 federal government facilities across the Greater Southwest Region (Region 7). The Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) will be managed and delivered from SGS through Siemens Industry, Inc.'s Building Technologies Division.
"Siemens is proud to work with the federal government to apply its energy conservation expertise to help federal buildings achieve overall energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals," said Dave Mangano, senior vice president, Field Operations, Siemens Building Technologies Division. "As the largest single user of energy in the U.S., the federal government is leading by example and is committed to improving the energy efficiency of America's publicly-owned building stock, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing the nation's energy security. With more than 110 branch locations and some 9,000 employees here in the U.S., the Building Technologies Division and SGS are uniquely positioned to help federal agencies meet these challenges head on."
During the 26-month implementation period, Siemens will deliver renewable energy and building automation systems including solar photovoltaic generating technologies and sophisticated heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), advanced irrigation and lighting control systems. Water-conserving plumbing and energy-efficient lighting fixtures, heating and cooling system upgrades and building envelope improvements such as thermal pane windows and insulation will also be installed during the construction phase.
When the construction phase is complete, the project's comprehensive list of improvements are expected to yield the equivalent of $1.7 million in guaranteed energy savings in the program's first year—an amount projected to increase to an aggregate $2.6 million annually under the savings performance targets set by the individual performance contracts in Region 7. Retrofitting and building upgrade projects are now underway in several facilities and are scheduled to finish October 2012.
About Siemens Government Services
Siemens Government Services, Inc. (SGS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens Corporation and is an integrator for the broad range of innovative Siemens' products, solutions, and services performed for the U.S. Federal Government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SGS provides answers to the government's toughest challenges related to facility energy management, integrated security, asset lifecycle management and security maintenance support services. For more information on Siemens Government Services, please visit www.siemensgovt.com.
About Siemens Industry, Inc.
A division of Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII), Building Technologies (BT) Division is a leading provider of energy and environmental solutions, building controls, electrical distribution equipment, fire safety and security systems solutions. BT's solutions enable America's buildings to be more comfortable, secure and environmentally friendly as well as less costly to operate. With its U.S. headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Ill., BT employs 9,000 people and provides a full range of services and solutions from more than 100 locations coast-to-coast. Worldwide, the Building Technologies Division of Siemens' Industry Sector has 28,000 employees and operates from more than 500 locations in 51 countries. It posted worldwide revenues of $8.1 billion in fiscal 2009.
Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII) is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens AG's global Industry Sector business—the world's leading supplier of production, transportation and building technology solutions. Siemens' integrated hardware and software technologies enable comprehensive industry-specific solutions for industrial and infrastructure providers to increase their productivity, sustainability and profitability. The Industry Sector includes six divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and OSRAM SYLVANIA. With nearly 222,000 Siemens Industry Sector employees worldwide, the Industry Sector posted a worldwide profit of $2.7 billion on revenues of $47.7 billion in fiscal 2009. www.usa.siemens.com/Industry
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