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  • Sustainability Consulting for NASA’s Langley Research Center

Sustainability Consulting for NASA’s Langley Research Center

Straughan Environmental provides oversight, guidance, and innovative approaches to achieving the numerous goals of the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) Sustainability Program. Each year Straughan personnel update LaRC’s Environmental Management and Sustainability Plan with well-researched ideas for achieving or surpassing the sustainability goals dictated by Executive Order 13423, “Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy and Transportation Management,” and EO 13514, “Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance.” These include improvements in Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Energy Management; Vehicle Fleet Management; Sustainable Design/Green Buildings; Water Use Efficiency and Management; Pollution Prevention and Waste Reduction; Sustainable Acquisition; Electronic Stewardship and Data Centers; and Climate Change Resilience.

With Straughan’s support in these areas, NASA LaRC has achieved notable results in its Sustainability Program including energy and water consumption reductions, construction of new LEED Gold building, implementation of stormwater Best Management Practices, improvements in green purchasing, and increased recycling of Construction/Demolition debris.