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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 287.083, Florida Statutes 2009

287.083  Purchase of commodities.--

(1)  It shall be the policy of the state for the Department of Management Services to consider the life-cycle cost of commodities purchased by the state, when applicable and feasible as determined by the department.

(2)  Definitions.--For the purpose of this section:

(a)  "Major energy-consuming product" means any article so designated by the department.

(b)  "Energy-efficiency standard" means a performance standard which prescribes the relationship of the energy use of a product to its useful output of services.

(3)(a)  The department is authorized to establish by rule energy-efficiency standards for major energy-consuming products.

(b)  When federal energy-efficiency standards exist, the department shall, when feasible, adopt standards at least as stringent as the federal standards.

(4)  When energy-efficiency standards are established, life-cycle costs shall be used by the department in contracting for major energy-consuming products.

(5)  In determining the life-cycle cost, the department may consider the acquisition cost of the product; the energy consumption and the projected cost of energy over the useful life of the product; and the anticipated trade-in, resale, or salvage value of the product.

History.--s. 2, ch. 77-316; s. 25, ch. 81-169; s. 85, ch. 98-279.