Legislation

Jun 05 2014

H.R. 4801

Long Title: To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water.

STATUS:

  • June 5, 2014.--Introduced in House.
  • June 6, 2014.--Referred to Subcommittee on Energy and Power
  • June 23, 2014.--Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-489.
  • June 23, 2014.--Passed in House by voice vote.
  • June 24, 2014.--Referred to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.4801

To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water. (Engrossed in House [Passed House] - EH)

HR 4801 EH

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4801

AN ACT

To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REPORT ON ENERGY AND WATER SAVINGS POTENTIAL FROM THERMAL INSULATION.

    (a) Report- Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Energy, in consultation with appropriate Federal agencies and relevant stakeholders, shall submit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use systems for potable hot and chilled water in Federal buildings, and the return on investment of installing such insulation.
    (b) Contents- The report shall include--
      (1) an analysis based on the cost of municipal or regional water for delivered water and the avoided cost of new water; and
      (2) a summary of energy and water savings, including short term and long term (20 years) projections of such savings.

Passed the House of Representatives June 23, 2014.

Attest:

Clerk.

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4801
AN ACT

To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water.