NY ENERGY § 8-102. Definitions

For the purposes of this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context:

1. “Municipality.”  Any county, city, town, village, school district, district corporation, public authority or the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the extent its facilities are located within the state of New York.

2. “Existing buildings.”  Any building, other than a residence or apartment building, whose operation requires on the average in excess of 5000 kwh of electricity per month for lighting purposes in any twelve month period and which was in existence or under construction, or for which an application for a building permit was made and plans filed in this state on or before January first, nineteen hundred seventy-nine.

3. “Standards.”  The state lighting efficiency standards for existing buildings provided for in this article, or any portion thereof, any modification of or amendments thereto.

[4. Renumbered 3.]