Solar Hot Water

If life cycle cost-effective, 30% of of hot water demand in new Federal buildings undergoing major renovations must be met with solar hot water.

Originating Legislation
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(A) Not later than one year after August 8, 2005

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(iii) if life cycle cost-effective, as compared to other reasonably available technologies, not less than 30% of the hot water demand for each new Federal building or Federal building undergoing a major renovation be met through the installation and use of solar hot water heaters.