2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Petersen
DGS: Energy Star (language only)

Item 79 #1s

Item 79 #1s

General Services, Department of

Page 56, following line 46, insert:
“I. The Commonwealth of Virginia shall require all state-owned buildings with more than 50,000 square feet of usable space to submit energy usage and other relevant information to the EPA's Portfolio Management system in order to obtain an Energy Star score. The Energy Star score information for each building, as required by this statute, will be submitted to the Commonwealth's Department of General Services and published on its website and accessible by the public. Energy Star scores will be updated annually. All buildings covered by this statute must submit their scores prior to December 31, 2012.”

(This amendment requires that state agencies maintain Energy star scores on buildings larger than 50,000 square feet.)