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The Clean Energy for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings Rule mandates that all new federal building construction or major renovations achieve net-zero emissions by 2045. The rule works in tandem with Executive Order 14057 and the other Federal Sustainability Plan actions. Read the full article on FacilitiesNet to get more details. 

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