Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Green Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Fed. Government, Local Government, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Requirement||New buildings must comply with International Energy Conservation Code and ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-04-19|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
In March 2012, West Virginia enacted the Green Buildings Act, which applies to all new construction of public buildings, buildings receiving state grant funds, and buildings receiving state appropriations. For those buildings that have not entered the schematic design phase prior to July 1, 2012, buildings must be designed and construction to comply with the ICC International Energy Conservation Code, and the ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007. If a building is also receiving federal funds, the ICC and ASHRAE standards only apply if the are consistent with federal standards.
|Contact Name||General Contact|
|Department||West Virginia Department of Administration|
|Division||General Services Division|
|Address||Capitol Complex, Building 1 Room MB-60|
|Address 2||1900 Kanawha Blvd E|
|Place||Charleston, West Virginia|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||W. Va. Code § 22-29-1 et seq.|
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