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§ 1646.2. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 18D. Guaranteed Energy Savings Act
73 P.S. § 1646.2
§ 1646.2. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Energy conservation measure.” A training program or facility alteration designed to reduce energy consumption or operating costs. The term may include, without limitation:
(1) Insulation of the building structure or systems within the building.
(2) Storm windows or doors, caulking or weather stripping, multiglazed windows or doors, heat-absorbing or heat-reflective glazed and coated window or door systems, additional glazing, reductions in glass area or other window and door system modifications that reduce energy consumption.
(3) Automated or computerized energy control systems.
(4) Heating, ventilating or air-conditioning system modifications or replacements.
(5) Replacement or modification of lighting fixtures to increase the energy efficiency of the lighting system without increasing the overall illumination of a facility, unless an increase in illumination is necessary to conform to applicable State or local building codes for the lighting system after the proposed modifications are made.
(6) Energy recovery systems.
(7) Systems that produce steam or forms of energy such as heat, as well as electricity, for use within a building or complex of buildings.
(8) Energy conservation measures that provide operating cost reductions based on life-cycle cost analysis.
“Governmental unit.” Any contracting body as defined in section 2 of the act of December 20, 1967 (P.L. 869, No. 385),1 known as the Public Works Contractors' Bond Law of 1967.
“Guaranteed energy savings contract.” A contract for the evaluation and recommendation of energy conservation measures and for implementation of one or more such measures.
“Qualified provider.” A person or business which is responsible and capable of evaluating, recommending, designing, implementing and installing energy conservation measures as determined by the governmental unit.
“Request for proposals (RFP).” A type of competitive procurement.


1996, May 10, P.L. 153, No. 29, § 2, imd. effective.


8 P.S. § 192.
73 P.S. § 1646.2, PA ST 73 P.S. § 1646.2
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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