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Jerry Rutkowski, vice president for federal programs at 1E on Federal News Radio about IT Efficiency

The administration isn’t giving up on its dream of a greener federal government. Last month, the General Services Administration announced that only Energy Star and Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool – or EPEAT – products would be allowed on its IT contract schedules.

The new rule has evinced mixed reactions from industry.

Larry Allen, founder of Allen Federal Business Partners, previously told Federal News Radio that the rule could actually snarl competition in GSA contracting and hurt niche buyers.

But at least one contractor is welcoming the new green rules. Jerry Rutkowski, vice president for federal programs at 1E, joined the Federal Drive to discuss his perspective on whether this rule will help or hurt IT contractors and how the new rule fits in with energy-efficient steps suppliers have already taken.

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