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Greening EPA

Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division

Athens, Georgia

Aerial photo of EPA’s Science and Ecosystem Support Division Laboratory in Athens, Georgia.

71,001 gross square feet (GSF)

Energy Intensity:
FY 2019: 260,154 Btu per GSF
20.8% reduction from FY 2003

Water Intensity:
FY 2019: 28.42 gallons per GSF
45.1% reduction from FY 2007

The state-of-the-art laboratory is occupied by the Region 4 Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division (LSASD).

Sustainable Features

  • A condensate recovery project captures water condensation and reuses it as cooling tower make-up water. The project was designed to save 1 million gallons of water each year.

For more information, visit the LSAD laboratory website or the EPA Facility Contact List.