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Florida Senate - 2008 SENATOR AMENDMENT

Bill No. CS/CS/CS/CS/SB 560, 1st Eng.

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CHAMBER ACTION

Senate

Floor: 5/AD/3R

4/30/2008 3:55 PM

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Senator Constantine moved the following amendment:

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     Senate Amendment (with title amendment)

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     Delete lines 947-1053

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and insert:

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     Section 19.  Section 553.9061, Florida Statutes, is created

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to read:

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     553.9061 Scheduled increases in thermal efficiency

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standards.--

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     (1) The purpose of this section is to establish a schedule

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of increases in the energy performance of buildings subject to

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the Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building Construction. The

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Florida Building Commission shall:

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     (a) Include the necessary provisions by the 2010 edition of

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the Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building Construction to

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increase the energy performance of new buildings by at least 20

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percent as compared to the energy efficiency provisions of the

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2007 Florida Building Code adopted October 31, 2007.

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     (b) Increase energy efficiency requirements by the 2013

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edition of the Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building

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Construction by at least 30 percent as compared to the energy

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efficiency provisions of the 2007 Florida Building Code adopted

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October 31, 2007.

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     (c) Increase energy efficiency requirements by the 2016

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edition of the Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building

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Construction by at least 40 percent as compared to the energy

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efficiency provisions of the 2007 Florida Building Code adopted

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October 31, 2007.

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     (d) Increase energy efficiency requirements by the 2019

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edition of the Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building

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Construction by at least 50 percent as compared to the energy

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efficiency provisions of the 2007 Florida Building Code adopted

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October 31, 2007.

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     (2) The Florida Building Commission shall identify within

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code support and compliance documentation the specific building

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options and elements available to meet the energy performance

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goals established in subsection (1). Energy-efficiency

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performance options and elements include, but are not limited to:

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     (a) Solar water heating.

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     (b) Energy-efficient appliances.

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     (c) Energy-efficient windows, doors, and skylights.

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     (d) Low solar-absorption roofs, also known as "cool roofs."

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     (e) Enhanced ceiling and wall insulation.

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     (f) Reduced-leak duct systems.

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     (g) Programmable thermostats.

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     (h) Energy-efficient lighting systems.

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     (3) The Florida Building Commission shall, prior to

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implementing the goals established in subsection (1), adopt by

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rule and implement a cost-effectiveness test for proposed

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increases in energy efficiency. The cost-effectiveness test shall

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measure cost-effectiveness and shall ensure that energy

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efficiency increases result in a positive net financial impact.

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================ T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================

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And the title is amended as follows:

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     Delete lines 85-97

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and insert:

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technologies in buildings; creating s. 553.9061, F.S.;

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requiring the Florida Building Commission to establish a

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schedule of increases in the energy performance of

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buildings subject to the Florida Energy Efficiency Code

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for Building Construction; providing energy-efficiency

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performance options and elements for achieving performance

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goals; requiring the commission to adopt rules and

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implement a cost-effectiveness test; requiring the

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commission to conduct a

4/29/2008  2:30:00 PM     22-09030-08

CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.

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