Bill Text: NY A04758 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires renewable energy devices to be installed in all new multi-family homes and apartment buildings.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - referred to housing [A04758 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04758-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4758
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 5, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Housing
        AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, the  multiple  residence  law
          and  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to requiring renewable energy
          devices to be installed in all new multi-family  homes  and  apartment
          buildings
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The multiple dwelling  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 85 to read as follows:
     3    §  85. Renewable energy devices. Any construction of a multiple dwell-
     4  ing commenced on or after  January  first,  two  thousand  twenty  shall
     5  include  a  renewable  energy  device which either generates or saves on
     6  average one hundred kilowatt-hours per month per dwelling  unit  includ-
     7  ing,  but not limited to, geothermal heating and cooling systems, geoth-
     8  ermal power generation, and solar capture systems.
     9    § 2. The multiple residence law is amended by adding a new section 175
    10  to read as follows:
    11    § 175. Renewable energy devices. Any construction of a multiple dwell-
    12  ing commenced on or after  January  first,  two  thousand  twenty  shall
    13  include  a  renewable  energy  device which either generates or saves on
    14  average one hundred kilowatt-hours per month per dwelling  unit  includ-
    15  ing,  but not limited to, geothermal heating and cooling systems, geoth-
    16  ermal power generation, and solar capture systems.
    17    § 3. Section 378 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
    18  subdivision 19 to read as follows:
    19    19.  Any  construction of any building with multiple units for rent or
    20  sale commenced on or after January  first,  two  thousand  twenty  shall
    21  include  a  renewable  energy  device which either generates or saves on
    22  average one hundred kilowatt-hours per month per dwelling  unit  includ-
    23  ing,  but not limited to, geothermal heating and cooling systems, geoth-
    24  ermal power generation, and solar capture systems.
    25    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08846-01-9
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