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House Bill 1063


House Bill 1063

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB 1063 (Updated February 15, 2010 12:54 pm - DI 52)


Energy efficient buildings. Requires that certain government buildings be built to achieve maximum energy efficiency to the extent this can be accomplished on a cost effective basis, considering construction and operating costs over the life cycle of the building. Requires the department of administration to develop design standards that require analysis of cost effectiveness, and provides that energy efficiency may be demonstrated through design that achieves a certain energy efficiency rating. Requires that certain government buildings be designed, renovated, or reconstructed to achieve maximum energy efficiency to the extent this can be accomplished on a cost effective basis, considering construction and operating costs over the life cycle of the building. Provides that the design, renovation, or reconstruction may be based on certain energy efficiency rating systems. Excepts political subdivisions and school corporations from the renovation requirements. Requires in the determination of cost effectiveness that value be afforded to the historic or aesthetic qualities of the government building and to the availability of local materials. Provides that Indiana hardwood lumber may be considered for use as a local source material in any project in which the use of Indiana hardwood lumber is practicable. Recognizes a 2006 timberland study.
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 Out of Committee 2nd House
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