5-14-32 Definition of terms.
Definition of terms.
Terms used in this section and §§ 5-14-33 to 5-14-38, inclusive,
"High-performance green building standard," a building that is designed and constructed
in a manner that achieves at least:
A silver standard rating under the United States Green Building Council's
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system in effect
as of July 1, 2009, or earlier if the building was registered or certified under a
previous LEED rating system version;
A two globe rating under the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes rating
system as of January 1, 2008; or
A comparable numeric rating under a sustainable building certification program
recognized by the American National Standards Institute as an accredited standards
"New construction," any new building constructed by any state agency, department, or
institution which has a cost of five hundred thousand dollars or more or that includes five
thousand square feet or more of space;
"Renovation" or "renovated," any alteration of a state building with a cost of five hundred
thousand dollars or more or that includes five thousand square feet or more of the
"State building project," new construction or renovation of a building, which has heating,
ventilation, or air conditioning, by the Board of Regents or any state agency, department,
SL 2008, ch 30, § 1; SL 2010, ch 29, § 1.