Four Fast Facts

Buildings, Energy, and The U.S. Military

May is Military Appreciation Month – and, considering two of our three cofounders are Military men, we can’t help but celebrate in this edition of Four Fast Facts from Fast Site Survey!

  • The US Department of Defense uses 93% of all of the energy consumed by the US government

  • The US Military operates 560,000 buildings and facilities on over 500 bases and installations worldwide

  • The US Department of Defense spends $3.5 billion annually to heat, cool, and provide electricity to its facilities

  • 2021’s Executive Order 13990 requires that climate exposure and sensitivity be considered in all cost benefit analyses, to include consideration of the social cost of GHG emissions, in all applicable Department of Defense decisions