(b) To conduct such surveys, audits, technical analyses and other
research or investigations as may be necessary to support the preparation
of the annual plan and the objectives of this Act.
(c) To review all proposed capital projects and energy cost operating
budgets of State agencies designated by the committee and
recommend energy conservation measures which would reduce operating costs
in buildings or facilities affected by such capital projects.
(d) To develop, after study of existing or emerging energy conservation
technologies, guidelines as may be necessary or desirable to further the
objectives of this Act or to aid the work of the Committee.
(e) To provide, at the request of the Secretary of State, the
Architect of the Capitol, or any
other officer or entity of State
government, technical and consultative assistance concerning energy cost
management or conservation.
(f) To annually recommend to the Governor by November 15, beginning in
1992, specific operations and maintenance procedure modifications and
capital projects for State owned and leased buildings and facilities
designed to reduce energy consumption and costs.
(g) To issue a report to the Governor and General Assembly by March 31
of each odd-numbered year, beginning in 1993, describing the status of
government building energy cost reduction and management efforts in the
State, listing obstacles to building energy efficiency improvement together
with related recommendations for statutory change, and identifying
opportunities for public sector energy cost reductions not addressed by
this Act or the programs developed pursuant hereto.
(Source: P.A. 93-632, eff. 2-1-04.)