Applications of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Public Administration Industry


The Public Administration industry refers to the sector responsible for the management and implementation of government policies, programs, and services at various levels of government, including local, state/provincial, and national governments. It plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient functioning of government and the delivery of public services to citizens.

Depending on specific features and functions, GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) are sometimes referred to as Carbonic Acid Gas, Carbon(IV) Oxide, Carbon Oxide, Carbon Gas, Carbonic Anhydride, Dry Ice, R744.

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) have the following applications in public administration industry:

  • Environmental Monitoring and Analysis: Public Administration agencies often employ CO2 sensors and monitoring systems to measure air quality and greenhouse gas emissions. This data helps in assessing the environmental impact of various activities and formulating policies to mitigate CO2 emissions.
  • Emissions Reduction Strategies: Public Administration bodies develop and implement strategies to reduce CO2 emissions, combat climate change, and achieve sustainability goals. This may involve setting emissions targets, promoting clean energy adoption, and incentivizing carbon reduction practices.
  • Environmental Regulations and Compliance: Government agencies establish regulations related to CO2 emissions and monitor industries to ensure compliance. This includes setting emissions standards for vehicles, industrial processes, and power generation.
  • Carbon Pricing and Trading: Some governments implement carbon pricing mechanisms such as carbon taxes or cap-and-trade systems, which involve the trading of carbon credits. These initiatives aim to create economic incentives for businesses and individuals to reduce their CO2 emissions.
  • Renewable Energy Incentives: Public Administration agencies may offer incentives, subsidies, or tax credits to promote the use of renewable energy sources like wind, solar, and hydroelectric power, which can reduce CO2 emissions associated with fossil fuel use.
  • Green Building Codes: Governments may mandate or encourage the construction of energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings through green building codes and standards. This can lead to reduced energy consumption and lower CO2 emissions from the construction and operation of buildings.
  • Carbon Footprint Assessment: Public agencies often assess their own carbon footprints and work to reduce them. This includes efforts to make government operations more energy-efficient, reduce waste, and promote sustainable transportation options for employees.
  • Public Awareness Campaigns: Public Administration bodies use CO2-related data and information to raise public awareness about the importance of reducing carbon emissions and adopting eco-friendly practices.
  • Sustainability Planning: Many government entities develop sustainability plans that include targets for reducing CO2 emissions within their jurisdictions. These plans may encompass transportation, energy, waste management, and other areas.
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response: In regions prone to natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires, CO2 monitoring and control can be crucial in managing emergency situations, such as coordinating evacuations and air quality monitoring during and after events.


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Complying with Public Administration Industry Standards

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) comply or help our customers comply with public administration industry standards such as:

  • ISO 14064
  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol
  • National and Regional Regulations
  • EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)
  • EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
  • Local Government Sustainability Initiatives
  • Industry-Specific Standards

Complying with Government Regulations

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) comply or help our customers comply with the U.S. government regulations such as:

  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Clean Power Plan
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
  • Methane and VOC Emissions Standards
  • Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)
  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP):
  • Federal Sustainability Programs
  • Renewable Energy Initiatives
  • Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA)
  • State-Level Regulations

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) comply or help our clients comply with the Canadian regulations such as:

  • Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Clean Fuel Standard
  • Methane Regulations
  • Emissions Reporting
  • Energy Efficiency Regulations
  • Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS)
  • Renewable Energy Initiatives
  • Provincial and Territorial Regulations
  • Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA)

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) comply or help our clients comply with the Mexican regulations such as:

  • General Law on Climate Change (LGCC)
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Emissions Reporting
  • Renewable Energy Initiatives
  • National Emissions Inventory
  • Energy Efficiency Regulations
  • Vehicle Emissions Standards
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Sustainable Public Procurement
  • State and Municipal Regulations

GAO Tek’s carbon dioxide (CO2) comply or help our clients comply with the European regulations such as:

  • EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
  • Renewable Energy Directive (RED)
  • Energy Efficiency Directive (EED)
  • Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR)
  • Green Public Procurement (GPP)
  • National Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAPs)
  • EU Climate Law
  • Carbon Pricing and Taxes
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs)
  • EU LIFE Program
  • EU Circular Economy Action Plan

Case Studies of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Public Administration Industry

Carbon dioxide (CO2) are sometimes called as:

Carbonic Acid Gas, Carbon(IV) Oxide, Carbon Oxide, Carbon Gas, Carbonic Anhydride, Dry Ice, R744.

Here are some practical examples of using carbon dioxide (CO2) in public administration industry:

New York City’s comprehensive climate plan, known as the Green New Deal, includes initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions from government operations. This includes commitments to retrofit public buildings for energy efficiency, invest in renewable energy, and promote sustainable transportation options.

Massachusetts has developed a Clean Energy and Climate Plan that sets ambitious goals for reducing CO2 emissions, including those associated with state government operations. The plan outlines strategies for achieving these targets, such as transitioning to renewable energy sources.

Several states in the Northeast, including Connecticut, are expanding their electric vehicle (EV) fleets for public administration purposes. This move aims to reduce CO2 emissions from government vehicles and promote clean transportation options.

Numerous cities and states in the Northeast have implemented green building codes and sustainable construction practices for government buildings. These initiatives aim to reduce energy consumption and associated CO2 emissions.

Several municipalities in the Northeast have undertaken projects to replace traditional street lighting with energy-efficient LED lighting. This not only reduces energy consumption and costs but also lowers CO2 emissions.

Various states in the Northeast, such as New Jersey and Massachusetts, have initiated renewable energy procurement programs for government facilities. By sourcing electricity from renewable sources, they reduce their carbon footprint.

The RGGI is a cooperative effort among several Northeastern states to cap and reduce CO2 emissions from power plants. State revenues from the RGGI program are often reinvested in energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.

Some public administration agencies in the Northeast have implemented EMS in accordance with ISO 14001 standards. These systems help organizations track and reduce their environmental impacts, including CO2 emissions.

Efforts to improve and expand public transportation systems in cities like Boston and New York aim to reduce the number of private vehicles on the road, ultimately lowering CO2 emissions associated with transportation.

Several states in the Northeast have developed comprehensive climate action plans that encompass government operations. These plans set specific goals and strategies for reducing CO2 emissions.

Vancouver, British Columbia, has developed a comprehensive strategy aimed at transitioning to 100% renewable energy. The city has set specific targets to reduce CO2 emissions from government operations and promote clean energy sources.

The province of Alberta has initiated energy efficiency programs focused on public buildings. These programs include retrofits, upgrades, and sustainable design practices to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

The Government of Canada has implemented green procurement practices to reduce the carbon footprint of its purchases. This includes sourcing environmentally friendly products and services, such as office supplies and vehicles.

Ontario has implemented various conservation programs for government buildings and facilities. These initiatives promote energy efficiency measures, including lighting retrofits and HVAC system upgrades, to lower CO2 emissions.

Toronto’s municipal government has a Green Fleet Program that aims to reduce CO2 emissions from its vehicle fleet. It includes the adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles and other low-emission technologies.

Quebec has introduced sustainable building standards for public buildings, which aim to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions through efficient design, construction, and operation.

Saskatchewan’s provincial government has made commitments to procure a portion of its electricity from renewable sources like wind and solar, contributing to lower CO2 emissions.

Some provincial capitals, such as Victoria, British Columbia, and Fredericton, New Brunswick, have taken steps to reduce CO2 emissions from government operations, including public transportation and building retrofits.

Several provinces and territories have developed climate adaptation strategies to address the impacts of climate change. While these focus on adaptation, they often consider reducing CO2 emissions as part of resilience efforts.

Canada’s FSDS outlines environmental sustainability goals for the federal government, including targets related to reducing GHG emissions, including CO2, in government operations.


GAO RFID Inc. RFID Hardware , a sister company of GAO Tek Inc., is ranked as a top 10 RFID supplier in the world. Its RFID, BLE, and IoT products have also been widely used in public administration industry.

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Use of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) with Leading Software and Cloud Services in Public Administration Industry 

GAO Tek has used or has facilitated its customers to use GAO’s carbon dioxide (CO2) with some of the leading software and cloud services in their applications. Examples of such leading software and cloud services include

  • Carbon Accounting Software:
  • Energy Management Software:
  • Sustainability Reporting Software:
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS):
  • Transportation Management Software:
  • Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS):
  • Renewable Energy Procurement Platforms:
  • Waste Management Software:
  • Carbon Offsetting Platforms:
  • Environmental Compliance Software:
  • Data Analytics and Visualization Tools:
  • Customized ERP Systems:
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS):
  • Remote Sensing and Monitoring Tools:
  • Public Transit Planning Software


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Meeting Customers’ Demands

Large Choice of Products

In order to satisfy the diversified needs of their corporate customers, GAO Tek Inc. and its sister company GAO RFID Inc. together offer a wide choice of testing and measurement devices, network products, RFID, BLE, IoT, and drones.

Fast Delivery

To shorten the delivery to our customers, GAO has maintained a large stock of its products and is able to ship overnight within continental U.S. and Canada, and fast delivery to Mexico and Europe from the nearest warehouse.

Local to Our Customers

We are located in both the U.S. and Canada. We travel to customers’ premises if necessary. Hence, we provide a very strong local support to our customers in North America, particularly the U.S., Canada and Mexico and Europe. Furthermore, we have built partnerships with some integrators, consulting firms and other service providers in different cities to further strengthen our services. Here are some of the service providers in public administration industry we have worked with to serve our joint customers:

  • IBM Global Services
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Wipro
  • NTT Data
  • DXC Technology
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)
  • Infosys
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • DXC Eclipse
  • Ceridian
  • Leidos
  • Presidio
  • Sirius
  • Dell Technologies
  • Atos

GAO Has Many Customers in Public Administration Industry

The products from both GAO Tek Inc. and GAO RFID Inc. have been widely used in public administration industry by many customers, including some leading companies. Here is more information on applications of GAO RFID Inc.’s carbon dioxide (CO2) in public administration industry.

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Here are some of GAO’s customers in public administration industry:

  • State Governments
  • City Governments
  • Federal Agencies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Transportation Authorities
  • Public Utilities
  • Law Enforcement
  • Housing Authorities
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Emergency Management Agencies
  • Crown Corporations
  • Government of Canada
  • Provincial and Territorial Governments
  • Municipal Governments
  • Healthcare Authorities
  • Educational Institutions
  • Transportation Authorities

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