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File #: 160362    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/28/2016 In control: Committee on the Environment
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Maintenance and Supervision," to require installation of LED lighting in connection with large City public works projects, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Code sections: 16-300 - Maintenance and Supervision
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16036200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/28/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
5/26/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/26/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/26/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/19/20160 Committee on the Environment HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/19/20160 Committee on the Environment HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/19/20160 Committee on the Environment REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
4/28/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Maintenance and Supervision," to require installation of LED lighting in connection with large City public works projects, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 16-300. MAINTENANCE AND SUPERVISION.

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ยง 16-307. LED Lighting in City Buildings and Facilities.

(1) For purposes of this Section, the term "LED lighting" shall mean a two-lead semiconductor consisting of light emitting elements and a matched driver, including other parts, used to distribute light.

(2) LED lighting must be installed for all lighting purposes in connection with every Major Renovation or New Construction project that involves the Expenditure of Primarily City Capital Dollars, as those phrases are defined in Section 17-111 of this Code ("Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings"), except as follows:

(a) LED lighting is not technically feasible in connection with a specific lighting situation, as determined by the project architect or other associated design professional;

(b) The use of LED in a specific situation presents an undue cost burden, as determined by the Commissioner of Public Property; or

(c) The Office of Sustainability determines that an alternative lighting proposal is more energy efficient.

(3) This requirement shall apply to all projects funded by the annual capital budget ordinance, unless in any particular fiscal year the ordinance contains specific contrary language, and shall apply in addition to any other restrictions placed on the expenditure of capital dollars contained in such an ordinance.

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately. It shall apply to projects with respect to which the f...

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