Definition of Covered Facilities

Defines "covered facilities" to include central utility plants and distribution systems and other energy intensive operations that constitute at least 75% of facility energy use. (Disclaimer: This is not a general definition of covered facilities nor is it applicable outside of this specific statutory context.) 

Originating Legislation: 
Full Text: 

(2) Facility energy managers—

(A) In general—

Each Federal agency shall designate an energy manager responsible for implementing this subsection and reducing energy use at each facility that meets criteria under subparagraph (B).

(B) Covered facilities The Secretary shall develop criteria, after consultation with affected agencies, energy efficiency advocates, and energy and utility service providers, that cover, at a minimum, Federal facilities, including central utility plants and distribution systems and other energy intensive operations, that constitute at least 75% of facility energy use at each agency.