3318-3-07 Requirements for local administration of installment payment energy conservation contracts.

(A) The manager of any facility owned by the state may apply to the director of administrative services for local administration of an installment payment energy conservation contract under sections 156.01 to 156.04 of the Revised Code.

(B) The building manager shall provide such information in the manner and form as the director of administrative services may require to determine if the building manager possesses sufficient experience and knowledge to:

(1) Properly perform an audit of the facility to determine appropriate energy conservation measures to include in its request for proposal;

(2) Properly prepare a request for proposal to solicit interest from energy service companies to design, install and guarantee the savings from appropriate energy conservation measures for the facility;

(3) Properly score and determine the most appropriate proposer with which to enter into an installment payment energy conservation contract; and

(4) Properly evaluate annual energy savings reports and proposed adjustments to the energy consumption calculations over the life of the installment payment contract.

(C) The director of administrative services may authorize a building owner to locally administer an installment payment energy conservation contract if the building manager provides clear and convincing evidence that it has the capacity to competently manage the contract through all phases of the process and the estimated cost of which, including design fees, construction, equipment, and contingency amounts, is less than one million, five hundred thousand dollars.

(D) This section shall not apply to an institution of higher education authorized to administer an installment payment energy conservation contract under section 3345.64 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 04/02/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/16/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 156.05
Rule Amplifies: 156.01 , 156.02 , 156.03 , 156.04
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1980, 02/16/2010