2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones, S.C.
Clarify Language Related to Energy Efficiency Design (language only)

Item 81 #1h

Item 81 #1h

General Services, Department of

Page 78, line 43, strike "and constructed consistent" and insert:
"constructed, verified, and operated to achieve savings that exceed the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1-2004 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) by at least 15 percent for new construction and 10 percent for major renovation.  In addition, water systems design should result in water use savings at least 25 percent better than the Federal Energy Policy Act of 1992 baseline standard."
Page 78, strike lines 44 through 46.

(This amendment clarifies that the Department is to seek outcome based design, construction, verification and operation in the construction and renovation of state-owned facilities in order to achieve energy efficiency.)