Deep Energy Retrofits

Agencies must complete deep energy retrofits, prioritizing reductions of on-site emissions to achieve net-zero or near net-zero emissions at the building level where technically practicable, in at least 30 percent of covered facilities, as defined in section 432 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, by 2030.

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Sec. 205. Achieving Net-Zero Emissions Buildings, Campuses, and Installations.

(c) To reduce scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions, as defined by the Federal Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting Guidance, to achieve net-zero emissions buildings, agencies shall:

(i) pursue building electrification strategies in conjunction with carbon pollution-free energy use, deep-energy retrofits, whole-building commissioning, energy and water conservation measures, and space reduction and consolidation;