Sustainability is a critical factor in the OFMR’s daily work. The Energy Management team supports OFMR and the Smithsonian by paying and tracking all utility expenses for the Institution, providing engineering support for zone and building managers, and by analyzing utility usage data.

Recycling
The Energy Management Team

Several tools and processes are utilized by the Energy Management branch to meet sustainability goals.

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Sustainability at the Folk life Festival
Sustainability Initiatives at the Folklife Festival

Our Festival Sustainability Team hopes inspire other festivals, institutions, and even individuals to explore more sustainable practices for their special events.

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A table displays the various “Green Cleaning” products custodial staff at the Smithsonian use to stay environment-friendly.
Earth Day

Learn how did the Smithsonian Facilities Management staff celebrated Earth Day!

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Sustainability Matters Newsletters

An index of our Newsletters.

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