First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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     HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1469



     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 4-13.6-9; (03)HE1469.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 4-13.6-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 9. Use of Energy Efficient Technology
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "energy efficient technology" refers to any of the following:
        (1) Geothermal heating and cooling.
        (2) Geothermal hot water generation.
        (3) Solar hot water generation.
        (4) Photovoltaic power generation.
        (5) Wind power generation.
        (6) Combined heat and power.
        (7) Heat recovery chillers.
        (8) Condensing boilers and low temperature heat.
        (9) Air to air energy recovery devices.
        (10) Autoclaved aerated concrete.
        (11) Automated meter readers.
        (12) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 2. The division shall examine and consider energy efficient technologies for a public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 3. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the

division shall consider the use of energy efficient technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 4. The division shall keep a record of the following in the public works contract file:
        (1) The contacts the division makes with persons that provide energy efficient technology to implement this chapter.
        (2) An analysis of the feasibility of using energy efficient technology in the public works project.

SOURCE: IC 5-16-12.2; (03)HE1469.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 5-16-12.2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 12.2. Use of Energy Efficient Technology
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "contracting agency" refers to the agency, board, commission, officer, or trustee that enters into a public works contract covered by this article.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "energy efficient technology" refers to any of the following:
        (1) Geothermal heating and cooling.
        (2) Geothermal hot water generation.
        (3) Solar hot water generation.
        (4) Photovoltaic power generation.
        (5) Wind power generation.
        (6) Combined heat and power.
        (7) Heat recovery chillers.
        (8) Condensing boilers and low temperature heat.
        (9) Air to air energy recovery devices.
        (10) Autoclaved aerated concrete.
        (11) Automated meter readers.
        (12) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 3. The contracting agency shall examine and consider energy efficient technologies for a public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 4. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the contracting agency shall consider the use of energy efficient technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 5. The contracting agency shall keep a record of the following in the public works contract file:
        (1) The contacts the contracting agency makes with persons that provide energy efficient technology to implement this chapter.
        (2) An analysis of the feasibility of using energy efficient technology in the public works project.

SOURCE: IC 36-1-12.7; (03)HE1469.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 36-1-12.7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 12.7. Use of Energy Efficient Technology
    Sec. 1. The definitions in IC 36-1-12 apply throughout this chapter.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "energy efficient technology" refers to any of the following:
        (1) Geothermal heating and cooling.
        (2) Geothermal hot water generation.
        (3) Solar hot water generation.
        (4) Photovoltaic power generation.
        (5) Wind power generation.
        (6) Combined heat and power.
        (7) Heat recovery chillers.
        (8) Condensing boilers and low temperature heat.
        (9) Air to air energy recovery devices.
        (10) Autoclaved aerated concrete.
        (11) Automated meter readers.
        (12) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 3. The board shall examine and consider energy efficient technologies for a public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 4. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the board shall consider the use of energy efficiency technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 5. The board shall keep a record of the following in the public works contract file:
        (1) The contacts the board makes with persons that provide energy efficient technology to implement this chapter.
        (2) An analysis of the feasibility of using energy efficient technology in the public works project.


HEA 1469 _ Concur

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