Leveraging Performance Contracting

In accordance with the Energy Act of 2020, which requires agencies to complete at least 50 percent of all identified lifecycle cost effective energy and water savings measures through performance contracting, agencies will expand use of performance contracting to: improve efficiency; achieve energy, water, and GHG emission reductions; expand use of carbon pollution-free electricity, increase infrastructure resilience; modernize buildings; and, support achievement of net-zero goals.

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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:

(iv) use performance contracting, in accordance with the provisions of section 1002 of the Energy Act of 2020 (Public Law 116-133, division Z), to improve efficiency and resilience of Federal facilities, deploy clean and innovative technologies, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from building operations.