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Title 30 : Public Service

Chapter 002 : BUILDING ENERGY

Subchapter 001 : BUILDING ENERGY STANDARDS

(Cite as: 30 V.S.A. § 54)
  • § 54. Compliance plan

    The Commissioner of Public Service:

    (1) Shall issue a plan for achieving compliance with the energy standards adopted under this subchapter no later than February 1, 2017 in at least 90 percent of new and renovated residential and commercial building space. In preparing this plan, the Department shall review enforcement mechanisms for building energy codes that have been adopted in other jurisdictions and shall solicit the comments and recommendations of one or more mortgage lenders; builders; building designers; architects; civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers; utility representatives; environmental organizations; consumer advocates; energy efficiency experts; the Attorney General; and other persons who are potentially affected or have relevant expertise.

    (2) May:

    (A) Establish active training and enforcement programs to meet the energy standards adopted under this subchapter.

    (B) Establish a system for measuring the rate of compliance each year with the energy standards adopted under this chapter. If such a system is established, the Commissioner also shall provide for such annual measurement.

    (C) Adopt administrative rules pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 to implement this subdivision (2). To the extent the implementation of this subdivision (2) places obligations on persons outside the Department of Public Service, such obligations shall be by means of administrative rules. (Added 2009, No. 45, § 13, eff. May 27, 2009; amended 2013, No. 89, §§ 8, 11.)