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  • Put safety first as summer begins

    As we approach the Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer the long weekend signifies, it's important we continue to put safety first in our on- and off-duty activities during the Critical Days of Summer.The good news is Air Force mishaps during the summer months have trended downward the past several years. That does not mean,
  • Facility audits identify hundreds of conservation opportunities

    The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires comprehensive energy and water evaluations (audits) for a majority of federal facilities. The Air Force is complying with this requirement by performing audits at all major installations on a four-year cycle. Currently, each audit covers 75 percent of an installation's square footage, with
  • Air Force makes progress with meters

    The Department of Defense requires that all Air Force bases install meters by October 2012 to measure electric, gas, water and steam and collect data daily. The Air Force has spent $90 million and has installed 71 percent of required meters. With equipment installation nearly complete, the next steps are to acquire a standardized software platform
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