Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference Calls, 8652 [2015-03400]

Download as PDF 8652 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–MG–2015–01; Docket No. 2015– 0002; Sequence No. 2] Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference Calls Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Notice of this meeting and these conference calls is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the agenda and schedule for the April 23, 2015 meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee (the Committee) and schedule for a series of conference calls, supplemented by Web meetings, for two task groups of the Committee. The meeting is open to the public and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. The conference calls are open for the public to listen in. Interested individuals must register to attend as instructed below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: Meeting date: The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and ending no later than 4:00 p.m. Task group conference call dates: The conference calls will be held according to the following schedule: The Portfolio Prioritization task group will hold conference calls every Monday from March 9, 2015 to April 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The Energy Use Index task group will hold conference calls every Monday from March 9, 2015 to April 20, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ken Sandler, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Federal HighPerformance Green Buildings, Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–219–1121 (note: this is not a tollfree number). Additional information about the Committee, including meeting materials and updates on the task groups and their schedules, will be available on-line at http://www.gsa.gov/ gbac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Procedures for Attendance and Public Comment: Contact Mr. Ken Sandler at emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 ken.sandler@gsa.gov to register to attend the meeting and/or listen in to any or all of these conference calls. To attend the meeting and/or conference calls, submit your full name, organization, email address, and phone number. Requests to attend the April 23, 2015 meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight time on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Requests to listen in to the calls must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, March 5, 2015. (GSA will be unable to provide technical assistance to any listener experiencing technical difficulties. Testing access to the Web meeting site in advance of calls is recommended.) Contact Ken Sandler at ken.sandler@ gsa.gov to register to comment during the April 23, 2015 meeting public comment period. Registered speakers/ organizations will be allowed a maximum of 5 minutes each and will need to provide written copies of their presentations. Requests to comment at the meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight time on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Written comments also may be provided to Mr. Sandler at ken.sandler@gsa.gov by the same deadline. Background: The Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration established the Committee on June 20, 2011 (Federal Register/Vol. 76, No. 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, 42 U.S.C. 17123). Under this authority, the Committee advises GSA on the rapid transformation of the Federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices. The Committee reviews strategic plans, products and activities of the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings and provides advice regarding how the Office can accomplish its mission most effectively. The Portfolio Prioritization task group will pursue the motion of a committee member to ‘‘propose a process for Federal agencies to consistently incorporate green building and resilience requirements into their capital investment criteria and strategies.’’ The Energy Use Index task group will pursue the motion of a committee member to ‘‘develop guidelines for creating a new energy intensity metric [to reflect impacts of] densified facilities, centrally located workplace sites . . . and expansion of telework and hoteling.’’ The conference calls will focus on how the task groups can best refine these motions into consensus recommendations of each group to the full Committee, which will in turn decide whether to proceed with formal PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 advice to GSA based upon these recommendations. April 23, 2015 Meeting Agenda • Welcome, Introductions, Updates & Plans for Today; • Daylighting Research Findings & Federal Applications; • Portfolio Prioritization: Task Group Report & Discussion; • Working Lunch (with Presentation); • Climate Change: Progress & Opportunities; • Energy Use Index: Task Group Report & Discussion; • Federal Building Performance Labels: Final Proposal; • Topics Proposed by Committee Members; • Public Comment Period; • Closing comments; • Adjourn. Detailed agendas, background information and updates for the meeting and conference calls will be posted on GSA’s Web site at http://www.gsa.gov/ gbac. Meeting Access: The Committee will convene its April 23, 2015 meeting at the U.S. General Services Administration building, Room 1153, 1800 F Street NW., Washington DC 20405, and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Dated: February 12, 2015. Kevin Kampschroer, Federal Director, Office of Federal HighPerformance Green Buildings, General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–03400 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed changes to the currently approved information collection project: ‘‘Medical Expenditure Panel Survey—Insurance Component.’’ In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice-MG-2015-01; Docket No. 2015-0002; Sequence No. 2]


Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; Green 
Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory 
Committee Meeting and Conference Calls

AGENCY: Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services 
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice of this meeting and these conference calls is being 
provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the agenda 
and schedule for the April 23, 2015 meeting of the Green Building 
Advisory Committee (the Committee) and schedule for a series of 
conference calls, supplemented by Web meetings, for two task groups of 
the Committee. The meeting is open to the public and the site is 
accessible to individuals with disabilities. The conference calls are 
open for the public to listen in. Interested individuals must register 
to attend as instructed below under Supplementary Information.

DATES: Meeting date: The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 
2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and ending no later 
than 4:00 p.m.
    Task group conference call dates: The conference calls will be held 
according to the following schedule:
    The Portfolio Prioritization task group will hold conference calls 
every Monday from March 9, 2015 to April 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 
12:00 p.m. eastern daylight time.
    The Energy Use Index task group will hold conference calls every 
Monday from March 9, 2015 to April 20, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
eastern daylight time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ken Sandler, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, Office of 
Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-219-1121 (note: this is not a 
toll-free number). Additional information about the Committee, 
including meeting materials and updates on the task groups and their 
schedules, will be available on-line at http://www.gsa.gov/gbac.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Procedures for Attendance and Public Comment: Contact Mr. Ken 
Sandler at ken.sandler@gsa.gov to register to attend the meeting and/or 
listen in to any or all of these conference calls. To attend the 
meeting and/or conference calls, submit your full name, organization, 
email address, and phone number. Requests to attend the April 23, 2015 
meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight time on 
Thursday, April 16, 2015. Requests to listen in to the calls must be 
received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, March 5, 2015. (GSA will 
be unable to provide technical assistance to any listener experiencing 
technical difficulties. Testing access to the Web meeting site in 
advance of calls is recommended.)
    Contact Ken Sandler at ken.sandler@gsa.gov to register to comment 
during the April 23, 2015 meeting public comment period. Registered 
speakers/organizations will be allowed a maximum of 5 minutes each and 
will need to provide written copies of their presentations. Requests to 
comment at the meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern daylight 
time on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Written comments also may be provided 
to Mr. Sandler at ken.sandler@gsa.gov by the same deadline.
    Background: The Administrator of the U.S. General Services 
Administration established the Committee on June 20, 2011 (Federal 
Register/Vol. 76, No. 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the Energy 
Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA, 42 U.S.C. 17123). Under 
this authority, the Committee advises GSA on the rapid transformation 
of the Federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and 
practices. The Committee reviews strategic plans, products and 
activities of the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings 
and provides advice regarding how the Office can accomplish its mission 
most effectively.
    The Portfolio Prioritization task group will pursue the motion of a 
committee member to ``propose a process for Federal agencies to 
consistently incorporate green building and resilience requirements 
into their capital investment criteria and strategies.'' The Energy Use 
Index task group will pursue the motion of a committee member to 
``develop guidelines for creating a new energy intensity metric [to 
reflect impacts of] densified facilities, centrally located workplace 
sites . . . and expansion of telework and hoteling.''
    The conference calls will focus on how the task groups can best 
refine these motions into consensus recommendations of each group to 
the full Committee, which will in turn decide whether to proceed with 
formal advice to GSA based upon these recommendations.

 April 23, 2015 Meeting Agenda

     Welcome, Introductions, Updates & Plans for Today;
     Daylighting Research Findings & Federal Applications;
     Portfolio Prioritization: Task Group Report & Discussion;
     Working Lunch (with Presentation);
     Climate Change: Progress & Opportunities;
     Energy Use Index: Task Group Report & Discussion;
     Federal Building Performance Labels: Final Proposal;
     Topics Proposed by Committee Members;
     Public Comment Period;
     Closing comments;
     Adjourn.
    Detailed agendas, background information and updates for the 
meeting and conference calls will be posted on GSA's Web site at http://www.gsa.gov/gbac.
    Meeting Access: The Committee will convene its April 23, 2015 
meeting at the U.S. General Services Administration building, Room 
1153, 1800 F Street NW., Washington DC 20405, and the site is 
accessible to individuals with disabilities.

    Dated: February 12, 2015.
Kevin Kampschroer,
Federal Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, 
General Services Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-03400 Filed 2-17-15; 8:45 am]
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