Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1469

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 4-13.6-9 ; IC 5-16-12 ; IC 36-1-12.7.

Synopsis: Energy efficient technology in public buildings. Requires governmental bodies that enter into public works contracts to take certain actions relating to the use of energy efficient technologies in public works projects.

Effective: July 1, 2003.





Borror, GiaQuinta




    January 15, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Technology, Research and Development.







Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1469



    A BILL FOR 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)IN1469.1.1. -->     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. This chapter applies to a public works project that requires the installation or renovation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting.
    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) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 3. The division shall examine and consider energy efficient

technologies to provide the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting requirements for the public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 4. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the division shall require the use of energy efficient technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 5. 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; (03)IN1469.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 5-16-12 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 12. Use of Energy Efficient Technology
    Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a public works project that requires the installation or renovation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting.
    Sec. 2. 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. 3. 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) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 4. The contracting agency shall examine and consider energy efficient technologies to provide the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting requirements for the public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 5. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the contracting agency shall require the use of energy efficient technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 6. 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)IN1469.1.3. -->     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. This chapter applies to a public works project that requires the installation or renovation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting.
    Sec. 2. The definitions in IC 36-1-12 apply throughout this chapter.
    Sec. 3. 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) Any other energy technology that has long term environmental value, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
    Sec. 4. The board shall examine and consider energy efficient technologies to provide the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or lighting requirements for the public works project using a life cycle analysis.
    Sec. 5. To the extent technically and economically feasible, the board shall require the use of energy efficiency technology in the plans and specifications for the public works project.
    Sec. 6. 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.