Bill Summary for H 245 (2021-2022)

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Mar 23 2021

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House Bill 245 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 9, 2021
AN ACT TO SAVE NORTH CAROLINA TAXPAYER DOLLARS BY REQUIRING REDUCTIONS IN ENERGY AND WATER CONSUMPTION IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS BY 2027.
Intro. by Szoka, Arp, Saine, Zenger.

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House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

Amends GS 143-64.12, requiring the energy consumption per gross square foot for all State buildings in total be reduced by 40% by 2028 (was, by 2027). Amends proposed GS 143-64.12A to limit the requirement that state agencies and institutions of higher learning ensure that lighting in unoccupied interior spaces and upward-directed flood lighting is turned off on the premises of all buildings owned or leased by the entities from midnight until 6:00 a.m., so that it is required where feasible. 

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