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Tuesday, 09 January 2018 19:37

Going Green in the Fire Department

January 2018 -- Nashville, TN



On June 16, 2017, the Metro Nashville Fire Department's Station 19 was awarded the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award in Building Green for its LEED Platinum Certification. Station 19 is the first fire station to achieve this level of LEED certification in the entire southeast, a major achievement for both the Fire Department and the Metro Nashville Department of General Services. 

Read the Tennessee Public Works Magazine article here.

Published in In the Media
Friday, 29 September 2017 18:17

Is Solar Right For You?

Would you like to enjoy the benefits of using solar energy for your home electricity needs? Have you investigated how to make the switch to clean energy, but then gave up when you had more questions than answers? This blog post will discuss the options for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Middle Tennessee.

Published in Blogs
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 18:04

Solar Energy in Action

DGS has eight facilities with solar panels for a total of 480 solar panels generating approximately 132 kWh for calendar year 2016. Track the Department of General Services' live solar feeds by clicking on the facilities below.






Published in General