FAR 52.223-15 Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products. Basic (Dec 2007)

As prescribed in 23.206, unless exempt pursuant to 23.204, insert the clause at 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products, in solicitations and contracts when energy-consuming products listed in the ENERGY STAR® Program or FEMP will be—

(a) Delivered;

(b) Acquired by the contractor for use in performing services at a Federally-controlled facility;

(c) Furnished by the contractor for use by the Government; or

(d) Specified in the design of a building or work, or incorporated during its construction, renovation, or maintenance.

Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (Dec 2007)

(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—

    (1) Delivered;

    (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 http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/procurement/eep_requirements.html.

(End of clause)

(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 http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/procurement/eep_requirements.html.

Prime’s obligation;
  52.212-5 (Applies when energy-consuming products listed in the ENERGY STAR® Program or FEMP will be— (a) Delivered; (b) Acquired by the contractor for use in performing services at a Federally-controlled facility; (c) Furnished by the contractor for use by the Government; or (d) Specified in the design of a building or work, or incorporated during its construction, renovation, or maintenance.)

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