48 CFR § 52.223-15 - Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products.
As prescribed in 23.206, insert the following clause:
(a) Definition. As used in this clause -
Energy-efficient product - (1) Means a product that -
(i) Meets Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency criteria for use of the Energy Star trademark label; or
(ii) Is in the upper 25 percent of efficiency for all similar products as designated by the Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program.
(2) The term “product” does not include any energy-consuming product or system designed or procured for combat or combat-related missions (42 U.S.C. 8259b).
(b) The Contractor shall ensure that energy-consuming products are energy efficient products (i.e., ENERGY STAR ® products or FEMP-designated products) at the time of contract award, for products that are -
(2) Acquired by the Contractor for use in performing services at a Federally-controlled facility;
(3) Furnished by the Contractor for use by the Government; or
(4) Specified in the design of a building or work, or incorporated during its construction, renovation, or maintenance.
(c) The requirements of paragraph (b) apply to the Contractor (including any subcontractor) unless -
(1) The energy-consuming product is not listed in the ENERGY STAR ® Program or FEMP; or
(2) Otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer.
(d) Information about these products is available for -
(1) ENERGY STAR ® at http://www.energystar.gov/products; and
(2) FEMP at https://www.energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-efficient-products-and-energy-saving-technologies.
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