Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: To amend WAC 51-11-1200, 2009 Washington State Energy Code Chapter 12 -- Energy Metering, to repeal the requirements for building energy metering.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 51-11-1200.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.27A.020, 19.27A.025.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-24-072 on December 6, 2011.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: February 10, 2012.
C. Ray Allshouse
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 10-03-115, 10-13-113 and 10-22-056, filed 1/20/10, 6/21/10 and 10/28/10, effective 1/1/11)
WAC 51-11-1200 ((
Section 1201 -- General.)) Reserved.
(( All buildings shall comply with Chapter 12. Whole building
energy supply sources shall be metered to supply energy
consumption data to the building owner to effectively manage
energy. The building shall have a totalizing meter for each
1202 Whole Building Energy Supply Metering. Meters with remote metering capability or automatic meter reading (AMR) capability shall be provided to collect energy use data for each energy supply source to the building including gas, electricity and district stream, that exceeds the thresholds listed in Table 12-1. Utility company service entrance/interval meters are allowed to be used provided that they are configured for automatic meter reading (AMR) capability.
Energy Source Meter Thresholds
Component Energy Master Submetering Thresholds
1203 Metering: Where new or replacement systems or equipment is installed that exceeds the threshold in Table 12-1 or Table 12-2, metering shall be installed for that system or equipment in accordance with Section 1201.))
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.025, 19.27A.045. 10-03-115, 10-13-113 and 10-22-056, § 51-11-1200, filed 1/20/10, 6/21/10 and 10/28/10, effective 1/1/11.]