04/26/16

Side-by-Side Comparison of H.R. 8 and S. 2012

S. 2012 - Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015[1]

Title I: Efficiency

H.R. 8 - North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015[2]

Title III: Energy Efficiency and Accountability

Subtitle A: Buildings

 

Section 1001: Greater energy efficiency in building codes.

Related to Section 3141; language not comparable.

Section 1002: Budget-neutral demonstration program for energy and water conservation improvements at multi-family residential units.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1003: Coordination of energy retrofitting assistance for schools.

Comparable to Section 3131.

Section 1004: Energy efficiency retrofit pilot program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1005: Utility energy service contracts.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1006: Use of energy and water efficiency measures in Federal buildings.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1007: Building training and assessment centers.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1008: Career skills training.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1009: Energy-efficient and energy-saving information technologies.

Comparable to Section 3111.

Section 1010: Availability of funds for design updates.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1011: Energy efficient data centers.

Comparable to Section 3112.

Section 1012: Reauthorization of Weatherization Assistance Program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1013: Reauthorization of State Energy Program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1014: Smart building acceleration.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1015: Repeal of fossil phase-out.

Comparable to Section 3117.

Section 1016: Federal building energy efficiency performance standards.

Comparable to Section 3116.

Section 1017: Codification of Executive Order.

Related to Section 3116.

Section 1018: Certification of green buildings.

Related to Section 3116.

Section 1019: High performance green federal buildings.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1020: Evaluation of potentially duplicative green building programs within the Department of Energy.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1021: Study and report on energy savings benefits of operational efficiency programs and services.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1022: Use of Federal disaster relief and emergency assistance for energy-efficient products and structures.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1023: WaterSense

Comparable to Section 3162.

Subtitle B: Appliances

 

Section 1101: Extended product system rebate program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1102: Energy efficient transformer rebate program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1103: Standards for certain furnaces.

Related to Section 3123; language not comparable.

Section 1104: Third-party certification under Energy Star program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1105: Energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1106: Voluntary verification programs for air conditioning, furnace, boiler, heat pump, and water heater products.

Comparable to Section 3122.

Section 1107: Application of energy conservation standards to certain external power supplies.

Related to Sections 3128 and 3219.

Subtitle C: Manufacturing

                                                          

Section 1201: Manufacturing energy efficiency.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section: 1202: Leveraging existing Federal agency programs to assist small and medium manufacturers.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1203: Leveraging smart manufacturing infrastructure at National Laboratories.

No comparable section in this bill.

Subtitle D: Vehicles

 

Section 1301: Short title

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1302: Objectives.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1303: Coordination and non-duplication.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1304: Authorization of appropriations.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1305: Reporting.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1306: Program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1307: Manufacturing.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1308: Program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1309: Class 8 truck and trailer systems demonstration.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1310: Technology testing and metrics.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1311: Non-road systems pilot program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1312: Repeal of existing authorities.

No comparable section in this bill.

Subtitle E: Short Title

 

Section 1401: Short title

No comparable section in this bill.

Subtitle F: Housing

 

Section 1501: Definitions.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1502: Enhanced energy efficiency underwriting criteria.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1503: Enhanced energy efficiency underwriting valuation guidelines.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1504: Monitoring.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1505: Rulemaking.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 1506: Additional study.

No comparable section in this bill.

Title IV: Accountability

 

Subtitle B – Energy-Water Nexus

 

Section 4101: Nexus of energy and water for sustainability.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 4102: Smart energy and water efficiency pilot program.

Comparable to Section 3161.

Subtitle H – Code Maintenance

 

Section 4704: Repeal of residential energy efficiency standards study.

Comparable to Section 3233.

Section 4705: Repeal of weatherization study.

Comparable to Section 3234.

Section 4706: Repeal of report to Congress.

Comparable to Section 3235.

Section 4707: Repeal of report by GSA.

Comparable to Section 3236.

Section 4708: Repeal of intergovernmental energy management planning and coordination workshops.

Comparable to Section 3237.

Section 4710: Repeal of procurement and identification of energy efficient products program.

Comparable to Section 3239.

Section 4711: Repeal of national action plan for demand response.

Comparable to Section 3240.

Section 4718: Emergency energy conservation repeals.

Comparable to Section 3248.

Section 4723: Repeal of survey of energy saving potential.

Comparable to Section 3250.

Section 4725: Repeal of energy auditor training and certification.

Comparable to Section 3252.

Section 4727: Repeal of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technology Competitiveness Act of 1989.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 4736: Repeal of advanced buildings for 2005 program.

No comparable section in this bill.

 

Other Provisions in the House Bill

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3113: Report on energy and water savings potential from thermal insulation.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section: 3114: Battery storage report.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3115: Federal purchase requirement.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3118: Operation of battery recharging stations in parking areas used by Federal employees.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3119: Report on energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reduction from conversion of captured methane to energy.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3121: Inclusion of Smart Grid capability on Energy Guide labels.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3124: No warranty for certain certified Energy Star products.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3125: Clarification to effective date for regional standards.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3126: Internet of Things report.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3127: Energy savings from lubricating oil.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3142: Voluntary nature of building asset rating program.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3151: Modifying product definitions.

No comparable section in this bill.

Section 3152: Clarifying rulemaking procedures.

 

 

 



[1] As passed by the U.S. Senate (S. 2012)

[2] As passed by the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 8)