assembly Bill A5533

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to updating the state energy conservation construction code

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A5533 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-101, 11-101 & 11-103, add §11-111, Energy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10288
2013-2014: A5603
2015-2016: A3077
2017-2018: A6676
2019-2020: A5708

A5533 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to updating the state energy conservation construction code.

A5533 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5533

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, LATIMER, GALEF, CASTELLI, SCHIMEL --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the energy law, in relation to updating the state energy
  conservation construction code

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  3-101  of  the  energy  law,  as
amended  by chapter 820 of the laws of 1976, is amended and a new subdi-
vision 2-a is added to read as follows:
  2. to encourage conservation of energy in the construction and  opera-
tion  of  new  commercial, industrial, and residential buildings, and in
the rehabilitation of existing  structures,  through  heating,  cooling,
ventilation,  lighting,  insulation and design techniques and the use of
energy audits and life-cycle costing analysis, AND THROUGH  OTHER  TECH-
NIQUES  REQUIRED  OR  AUTHORIZED BY THE MOST RECENTLY PUBLISHED INTERNA-
TIONAL  ENERGY  CONSERVATION  CODE  AND  THE  MOST  RECENTLY   PUBLISHED
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA STANDARD 90.1;
  2-A. TO PROVIDE FOR A STATE ENERGY CODE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, AND
FOR  THE  ADMINISTRATION  AND  ENFORCEMENT OF SUCH CODE IN A MANNER THAT
ACHIEVES COMPLIANCE WITH SUCH CODE IN AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF NEW AND
RENOVATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SPACE IN THE STATE SUBJECT TO SUCH CODE;
  S 2. Section 11-101 of the energy law, as amended by  chapter  516  of
the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11-101. Purpose.  In furtherance of the policy set forth in subdivi-
sion  two  of  section  3-101  of  this  chapter, the legislature hereby
directs that a state energy conservation construction code be adopted to
protect the health, safety and security of the people of the  state  and
to  assure a continuing supply of energy for future generations and that
such code mandate that  [economically]  reasonable  energy  conservation
techniques  be  used  in  the  design and construction of all public and
private buildings in the state.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09140-01-1