On July 13, 2023, Dept. of Commerce hosted a Rulemaking Workshop that discussed new terms and definitions and Annex Y- administrative requirements and procedures for Tier 2 buildings. See attached for the Tier 2 Workshop 7.13.23 and DRAFT rules-def_AnnexY.071223. Schools that believe they are Tier 2 (over 20K sq. ft. covered space but under 50K) should review the workshop material and recording before submitting written comments and input using the Tier 2 Public Comment Form.


Tier 2 Building Owner Survey

The Dept. of Commerce and consultant, Energy System Engineers, is conducting a survey to help understand the costs and cost savings on small business Tier 2 buildings owners. Please take the survey on building compliance costs/cost savings. This survey closes at the end of July.


Upcoming Workshop Schedule Change

The Clean Buildings Team has two rulemaking workshops remaining, with new scheduling.  The August 3 Workshop is now scheduled for August 24 on the Tier 1 Amendments. Click here to register. The August 24 Workshop is now scheduled for September 7 on Comprehensive Draft Review. Click here to register.