See: federal requirements for the procurement of energy-efficient products at U.S. Dept of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program
Law: US Code (Search for Title 42, Chapter 91, Subchapter III, Part B, 8259b: Federal procurement of energy efficient products)
Regulations: US Code of Federal Regulations (Search for Title 10, Chapter II, Subchapter D, Part 436: Federal Energy Management and Planning Programs), Federal Register version (pdf) posted at US Dept of Energy.
Summary: The Federal Procurement of Energy Efficient Products Rule establishes guidelines for Federal agencies to procure ENERGY STAR labeled and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) designated products in procurements involving energy consuming products and systems. These regulations promulgate the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
nyc energy efficient products procurement and usage law
us epa final guidance on environmentally preferable purchasing
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