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The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...

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A view of the Capitol after the British burning on the 24th August 1814.
When British troops burned the U.S. Capitol and White House during the War of...

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Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs

Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs (SFEP) is responsible for ensuring that Architect of the Capitol (AOC) complies with safety, fire and environmental regulations.

SFEP establishes safety policy, conducts oversight and coordinates emergency planning and preparedness. SFEP also serves as the AOC's point of contact with external regulatory agencies for occupational safety and health, fire protection and environmental matters.