Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Construction Act of 2008: Senate Bill 130 (Georgia)

State: 
Georgia
Enacted: 
2008
Summary: 

This law establishes a set of rules for creating a sustainable construction act. It also requires that state-funded buildings exceed ASHRAE 90.1.-2004 by 30% when it is determined by a life cycle cost analysis that payback will not exceed 10 years. All major facilities must achieve a 15% water use reduction based on the Energy Policy Act of 1992. ENERGY STAR designation is encouraged. Buildings should account for siting, local and renewable source use, and pollutant discharge.

Model Policy Category: 
Green Building