2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones
Co-Patron(s): Landes
Energy Efficiency Requirements for New State Owned Buildings (language only)

Item 71 #1h

Item 71 #1h

General Services, Department of

Page 37, line 2 after "designed" strike "and" and insert "," .
Page 37, line 3, strike:
"consistent with energy performance standards at least as stringent as the U.S. Green".
Page 37, strike line 4 and insert:
", verified, and operated to achieve energy savings that exceed the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1-2007 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) by at least 10% for new construction 5% for major renovation.  In addition, water systems design should result in water use savings of at least 25% better than the Federal Energy Policy Act of 1992 baseline standard."

(This amendment clarifies that the Commonwealth is seeking outcome based design, construction, verification and operation in the construction and renovation of state-owned facilities in order to achieve overall energy use and cost reductions in operation of state-owned facilities.)