Summary: S.1059 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/29/2007)

Zero-Emissions Building Act of 2007 - Amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act to instruct the Secretary of Energy to establish revised federal building energy efficiency performance standards that require new federal buildings, if life-cycle cost-effective, be designed so that the greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, as compared to the fossil fuel-generated energy consumption by a similar federal building during FY2003, by specified increasing percentages between FY2007 and FY2030.

Prescribes alternative compliance guidelines.