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2007 Florida Statutes

Section 553.997, Florida Statutes 2007

553.997  Public buildings.--

(1)  Each public building proposed for construction, renovation, or acquisition shall be rated pursuant to the energy-efficiency rating system provided in s. 553.995 prior to contracting for construction, renovation, or acquisition. The public body proposing to contract for construction, renovation, or acquisition of a public building shall consider the energy-efficiency rating when comparing contract alternatives, notwithstanding the provisions of s. 255.254

(2)  The department, together with other state agencies having building construction and maintenance responsibilities, shall make available energy-efficiency practices information to be used by individuals involved in the design, construction, retrofitting, and maintenance of buildings for state and local governments.

History.--s. 12, ch. 93-249.