senate Bill S165

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires general purpose lights used in all public buildings to meet certain energy efficiency standards

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

S165 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-103, Energy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1983
2013-2014: S569
2015-2016: S2458
2017-2018: S3133
2019-2020: S296

S165 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires general purpose lights used in all public buildings to meet certain energy efficiency standards; provides that such standards increase over time.

S165 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S165 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    165
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law,  in relation to the use of general
   purpose lights in public buildings

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 8-103 of the energy law, as amended by chapter 744
 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
   § 8-103. Application. 1. On or before April  first,  nineteen  hundred
 eighty, the commissioner shall promulgate, and thereafter may amend from
 time  to time, standards relating to the lighting of all existing build-
 ings, or classes of such  buildings,  for  purposes  of  minimizing  the
 consumption of energy and providing for the efficient utilization of the
 energy expended for lighting in the use and occupancy of such buildings.
 Such  standards  shall be cost effective and shall not impair the health
 and safety of the occupants of the  property.  The  standards  shall  be
 deemed cost effective if the cost of implementing them would be equal to
 or  less  than  the present value of energy and maintenance savings that
 would be expected over a seven-year period in a building  to  which  the
 standards  are applicable.  PROVIDED HOWEVER, ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
 DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE WHICH AMENDED
 THIS SECTION, ALL GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS USED  IN  PUBLIC  BUILDINGS  IN
 THIS  STATE  SHALL  MEET  THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS ESTABLISHED IN
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   2. THE MINIMUM ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR A GENERAL SERVICE  LAMP
 USED IN A PUBLIC BUILDING IN THE STATE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
   (A)  BY  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, FOR A LAMP WITH A
 LUMEN OUTPUT OF BETWEEN TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED NINETY AND  FOURTEEN  HUNDRED
 NINETY, THE LAMP SHALL ACHIEVE FIFTY LUMENS PER WATT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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