In accordance with ORS chapter 183 and after consultation with the Building Codes Structures Board and the State Department of Energy, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall adopt rules establishing energy conservation standards for public buildings. The standards shall provide means of measuring and reducing total energy consumption and shall take into account:
(1) The climatic conditions of the areas in which particular buildings are located; and
(2) The three basic systems comprising any functioning building, which are:
(a) Energized systems such as those required for heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation, conveyance and business equipment operation.
(b) Nonenergized systems such as floors, ceilings, walls, roof and windows.
(c) Human systems such as maintenance, operating and management personnel, tenants and other users. [1977 c.853 §3; 1987 c.414 §154a; 1993 c.744 §115]Section: Previous 469.710 469.715 469.717 469.719 469.720 469.730 469.735 469.740 469.745 469.750 469.752 469.754 469.756 469.785 469.790 Next
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