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West Chester, Pa

Policy Description:

The borough of West Chester, PA requires new private commercial buildings to be designed to earn ENERGY STAR certification. One year after the building becomes operational it must begin annual benchmarking and must apply for the ENERGY STAR label. 

Authority in Charge:
Borough of West Chester, Pennsylvania
Tool Name:
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
Building Types Affected Size Compliance Deadline
Non-Residential ALL 2016-11-01
Notes:
The policy applies to all new commercial construction that is subject to conditional use approvals by the Borough. In West Chester, conditional use approvals are required for buildings higher than 45 feet.
Transparency:
Required Transparency:
Yes
Transparency Trigger:
Date Certain
Frequency:
Annually
Reporting:
Required Reporting:
No

Utility Requirements/Support:

Utility Requirements/Support:
No

Verification:

Verification:
No

Compliance:

Compliance Enforcement:
Yes