How many federal employees does it take to change a light bulb? The short answer is a lot, considering how much energy is consumed by federal buildings. But there’s a new federal focus on making workplaces environmentally friendly. In the first in our series on how local institutions are going green, we look at environmental efforts on Capitol Hill and in federal buildings across our region.


  • David Winstead Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Allison Rogers Program Manager, Green the Capitol Office, U.S. House of Representatives

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