[USC02] 10 USC 2867: Energy monitoring and utility control system specification for military construction and military family housing activities
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10 USC 2867: Energy monitoring and utility control system specification for military construction and military family housing activities Text contains those laws in effect on July 5, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART IV-SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENTCHAPTER 169-MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND MILITARY FAMILY HOUSINGSUBCHAPTER III-ADMINISTRATION OF MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING

§2867. Energy monitoring and utility control system specification for military construction and military family housing activities

(a) Adoption of Department-wide, Open Protocol, Energy Monitoring and Utility Control System Specification.-(1) The Secretary of Defense shall adopt an open protocol energy monitoring and utility control system specification for use throughout the Department of Defense in connection with a military construction project, military family housing activity, or other activity under this chapter for the purpose of monitoring and controlling, with respect to the project or activity, the items specified in paragraph (2) with the goal of establishing installation-wide energy monitoring and utility control systems.

(2) The energy monitoring and utility control system specification required by paragraph (1) shall cover the following:

(A) Utilities and energy usage, including electricity, gas, steam, and water usage.

(B) Indoor environments, including temperature and humidity levels.

(C) Heating, ventilation, and cooling components.

(D) Central plant equipment.

(E) Renewable energy generation systems.

(F) Lighting systems.

(G) Power distribution networks.


(b) Exclusion.-(1) The energy monitoring and utility control system specification required by subsection (a) is not required to apply to projects carried out under the authority provided in subchapter IV of chapter 169 of this title.

(2) The Secretary concerned may waive the application of the energy monitoring and utility control system specification required by subsection (a) with respect to a specific military construction project, military family housing activity, or other activity under this chapter if the Secretary determines that the application of the specification to the project or activity is not life cycle cost-effective. The Secretary concerned shall notify the congressional defense committees of any waiver granted under this paragraph.

(Added Pub. L. 111–84, div. B, title XXVIII, §2841(a)(1), Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2679 .)

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2867 was renumbered section 2916 of this title.

Suspension of Resident Energy Conservation Program and Related Programs for Privatized Military Housing

Pub. L. 116–92, div. B, title XXX, §3063, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1947 , provided that:

"(a) Suspension Required.-The Secretary of Defense shall suspend the initiative of the Department of Defense known as the Resident Energy Conservation Program and instruct the Secretary of each military department to suspend any program carried out by such Secretary that measures the energy usage for individual units of privatized military housing on installations of the Department of Defense.

"(b) Term of Suspension.-Subject to subsection (c), the suspension required by subsection (a) shall remain in effect for an installation of the Department of Defense until the Secretary of Defense certifies to the congressional defense committees [Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives] that 100 percent of the privatized military housing on the installation is individually metered to each respective unit of privatized military housing on the installation military housing unit and the meter accurately measures the energy usage of the unit.

"(c) Termination.-If the Secretary of Defense is unable to make the certification required by subsection (b) for an installation of the Department of Defense before the end of the two-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 20, 2019], each program suspended pursuant to subsection (a) at that installation shall terminate at the end of such period."

[For definition of "privatized military housing" as used in section 3063 of Pub. L. 116–92, set out above, see section 3001(a) of Pub. L. 116–92, set out as a note under section 2821 of this title.]

Deadline for Adoption

Pub. L. 111–84, div. B, title XXVIII, §2841(a)(3), Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2680 , provided that: "The Secretary of Defense shall adopt the open protocol energy monitoring and utility control system specification required by section 2867 of title 10, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1), not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 28, 2009]."