FEC

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Benefits

  • Resources for developing, implementing, and improving an electronics stewardship program.
  • Education and training, including monthly webinar trainings.
  • Technical assistance for electronics management challenges.
  • Cost savings through resource efficiency, energy savings, and equipment maintenance practices.
  • National recognition from the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive and the EPA.

Eligibility

FEC Facility Partners may be any subcomponent of a federal agency, such as bureaus, administrations, departments, offices, facilities, laboratories, divisions, field and regional offices. Eligible federal agencies are defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code, excluding the Government Accountability Office.

The FEC is only open to federal government entities. The State Electronics Challenge (SEC), which is modeled after the FEC, is open to state, regional, and local governments, including schools and other public entities. More information is available on the SEC web site. Exit

Requirements

Facility Partners progress through a series of simple steps to participate in the FEC. These steps are also available in a flowchart format .

  1. Register as a Facility Partner.
  2. Within six weeks of registering, Identify Your Baseline.
  3. Design, implement and refine your electronics management program.
  4. Report Annual Progress.
  5. Apply for an Award.

The FEC encourages continual improvement by asking Facility Partners to complete steps 3 and 4 each year. Applying for an annual award (step 5) is optional, but highly encouraged.

Need help?

Facility Partner Registration Form

If you are a new Partner, please complete all sections of the form below. If you are rejoining, or you are not sure if your facility has been a Partner in the past, please send a request to fec@epa.gov.

Section A: Facility Information


* Please use a name that distinguishes your facility from others within your agency. Visit our list of current partners to view the names of other facilities within your agency. Please spell out acronyms in your facility name.

Type of facility to be included in the challenge. Check all that apply:

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Section B: Primary Contact Information


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Below, please provide the names of others in your facility who would be interested in receiving electronic communications and periodic updates from FEC.

Section C: Federal Electronics Challenge Pledge

Our facility supports having the Federal Government lead by example in environmentally sound, energy efficient, and cost effective management of its electronic assets. We pledge to participate in the Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) as a Facility Partner and understand that we can annually apply to receive recognition at the bronze, silver, gold, or platinum award level. We recognize that the ultimate goal of the challenge is to improve the management of electronic assets during all three life-cycle phases—acquisition and procurement, operation and maintenance, and end-of-life management.


Section D: How Did You Hear About FEC?


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