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Department of Energy.

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Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces an open meeting of the Federal Energy Management Advisory Committee (FEMAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-B 463, 86 Stat. 770) requires announcement of these meetings in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. Executive Order 13123, “Greening the Government through Efficient Energy Management,” established the Federal Energy Management Advisory Committee (FEMAC) to provide public and private sector input to the Secretary of Energy on achieving new energy efficiency goals for Federal facilities. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Federal Energy Management Programs (FEMP) coordinates FEMAC activities.


Wednesday, September 19, 2001; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, September 20, 2001; 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20024.

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Steven Huff, Designated Federal Officer for the Committee, Office of Federal Energy Management Programs, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-3507;;​femp/​aboutfemp/​femac.html.

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Purpose of meeting: To provide advice and guidance on a range of issues critical to meeting mandated Federal energy management goals.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussion on the following topics:

Wednesday, September 19, 2001, and Thursday, September 20, 2001

  • Federal energy management budget
  • Energy-savings performance contracts
  • Utility energy-efficiency service contracts
  • Procurement of ENERGY STAR (Registered Trademark) and other energy efficient products
  • Building design
  • Process energy use
  • Applications of efficient and renewable energy technology (including clean energy technology) at Federal facilities
  • Other energy management issues and topics
  • Public comment period

Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Federal Energy Management Committee. If you would like to file a written statement with the committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of these items on the agenda, you should contact Steven Huff at (202) 586-3507 or You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days before the meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The committee chair will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. The chair will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Those wishing to address the committee will be heard based on a “first-come, first-served” sign-up list for each session. With the limited time available, the committee also encourages written recommendations, suggestions, position papers, etc., combined with a short oral summary statement. Documents may be submitted either before or following the meeting.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room; Room 1E-190; Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Issued in Washington, DC on August 23, 2001.

Belinda Hood,

Acting Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-21786 Filed 8-28-01; 8:45 am]