(A) During the facility's preliminary schematic design stage, a state agency shall require the designer to:
(1) Develop practical alternative design concepts, considering passive and/or active building components, for the purpose of minimizing future energy consumption.
(2) Estimate the annual energy consumption and associated energy costs of each alternative, analyze their impact on facility life-cycle costs and incorporate into the final facility design alternatives which are cost effective.
(3) Re-evaluate life-cycle cost as additional alternatives to be considered during the continuing design development to assure their cost effective implementation.
(B) The energy consumption calculations shall be performed in accordance with established engineering practices and currently accepted methodology including computerized simulation techniques approved by the Ohio facilities construction commission.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/26/2015 and 01/10/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 123.21, 123.22(D)
Rule Amplifies: 123.22
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1980, 02/16/2010, 4/2/2012