Interagency Sustainability Working Group

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Interagency Sustainability Working Group (ISWG) is the co-ordinating body for sustainability of the built environment in the Federal sector. The ISWG was formed by Executive Order in 2001. It is one of seven workgroups that report directly to the Executive Order 13423 Steering Committee. The ISWG is charged to: - Serve as a forum for information exchange and promote agency implementation of goals for high performance and sustainable building. - Develop policy and reporting guidance that fosters the widespread adoption of sustainable design and operations in the Federal sector. - Develop technical guidance and tools to support implementation of agency sustainability policies for Federally-owned, operated, and leased buildings. The ISWG is chaired by the US Department of Energys Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and consists of approximately 60 active members, including at least one representative from every major Federal department and agency. The e-mail list serve includes more than 300 individuals, including key members from the private sector, industry, and academia.

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