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About the Federal Energy Management Program

With more than 350,000 buildings and 600,000 road vehicles, the federal government is our nation’s largest energy consumer. Federal agencies have a tremendous opportunity and an obligation to reduce energy, water, and petroleum use, as well as greenhouse gas emissions in their operations. The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides agencies with the information, tools, and assistance they need to meet and track their energy-related requirements and goals.


FEMP works with key individuals to accomplish energy change within organizations. It brings expertise from all levels of project and policy implementation to enable federal agencies to meet energy-related goals and to provide energy leadership. FEMP accomplishes this through:


chart_thumbnail.pngSince 1975, the federal government has decreased the energy intensity of its buildings by more than 45%. Learn more about federal energy consumption and progress made toward requirements.