|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S165
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S165 (ACTIVE) - Details
S165 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S165 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the energy law, in relation to the use of general purpose lights in public buildings PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to increase energy efficiency in the lighting used in public buildings in the state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would establish minimum energy effi- ciency standards for general purpose lights with wattage rating from 25 to 150 watts used in all public buildings. Following is the schedule of the standards: (1) By January 1, 2024, for a lamp with a lumen output of between 2690 and 1490 (approx: lumen output from a 100 to 150 watt standard incandes- cent bulb), the lamp shall achieve 50 lumens per watt.
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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