§ 2.2-1182

Short title; definitions

A. This article shall be known and may be cited as the High Performance Buildings Act.

B. As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning:”High performance building certification program” means a public building design, construction, and renovation program that meets the requirements of VEES.”VEES” means the Virginia Energy Conservation and Environmental Standards developed by the Department considering the U.S. Green Building Council (LEED) green building rating standard, the Green Building Initiative “Green Globes” building standard, and other appropriate requirements as determined by the Department.


2012, cc. 680, 793.


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