Public Property and Works

The Green Buildings Act

SECTION 37-24-2

§ 37-24-2. Legislative findings.

It is hereby found and declared as follows:

(1) Energy costs for public buildings and public projects are skyrocketing and will likely continue to increase.

(2) Energy use by public buildings and public projects contributes substantially to the problems of pollution and global warming.

(3) Public buildings and public projects can be built and renovated using high-performance methods that save energy; reduce water consumption; improve indoor air quality, and water; preserve the environment; and make workers and students more productive.

(4) This law is necessary to more efficiently spend public funds.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 212, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 394, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 418, § 1.)