STATE OF CALIFORNIA
EXECUTIVE ORDER W-83-94
WHEREAS, the State spends more than $250 million annually for energy at State funded institutions; and
WHEREAS, the energy costs at these institutions reduce funds available for essential services; and
WHEREAS, proven cost saving measures are available to significantly reduce these costs; and
WHEREAS, energy efficiency measures provide needed repairs and improvements to State facilities; and
WHEREAS, reduction in energy use has an environmental benefit, and reduces dependence on foreign energy sources; and
WHEREAS, the 1992-93 Energy Plan adopted by the California Energy Commission recommends that State government set an example of cost-effective energy efficiency in new and existing buildings;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PETE WILSON, Governor of the State of California, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the State of California, do hereby issue this order to become effective immediately:
1. The following goals for State facilities are hereby established:
(a) Seek energy conservation improvements, and to that end, take actions leading to at least $500 million dollars worth of life-cycle savings, during the period 1994-2004. The Department of General Services’ Office of Energy Assessments shall work with the departments and agencies to establish individual departmental goals, based on each department’s share of overall State energy costs.
(b) Implement all cost-effective energy efficient measures consistent with Department missions and available funding; Departments shall develop specific facility energy goals.
(c) Provide adequate and reliable energy infrastructure at all major State institutions.
(d) Include an energy management goal in all new facility designs.
2. All Cabinet Officers responsible for State facilities shall:
(a) Monitor monthly facility energy use and maintain energy use records of all major energy-using facilities; the Office of Energy Assessments shall establish standards for such energy data collection.
(b) To the extend that they do no already have them, facilities shall install necessary energy use metering equipment to provide adequate information to allow good energy management practices.
(c) Maintain and update an agency-wide, five year Energy Management Plan. This plan is due to the Governor by June 1995.
(d) Designate energy managers responsible for carrying out energy management at all State facilities.
(e) Submit a report to the Governor, by June 30th each year, of the measures being taken to implement the agency’s five year Energy Management Plan.
3. The Department of Finance and the Department of General Services, shall develop the procedures and standard practices necessary to carry out these goals and actions.
4. The Energy Policy Advisory Committee, as an advisory committee to the Department of General Services’ Office of Energy Assessments, is established and includes the following agencies:
Department of Corrections
Department of Mental Health
Department of Developmental Services
Department of Transportation
Department of General Services
Department of California Youth Authority
Board of Governors, Community Colleges
Regents of the University of California
Trustees of the California State University
5. All agencies, departments, boards and commissions, the State Legislature and all Constitutional Officers are encouraged to comply with this Order to the greatest extent possible.
6. State-leased facilities are to comply with this Order to the greatest extent possible, subject to the individual terms and conditions of the lease.
7. This Executive Order supersedes Executive Order D-50-86