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File #: Int 0279-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the dept of buildings to report on the efficacy of fuel oil catalyst reformers.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of buildings to report on the efficacy of fuel oil catalyst reformers
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to report on whether fuel oil catalyst reformers enhance the efficiency of heating oil and, if so, the fuel savings which would result from such enhancement, the environmental impact of such enhancement, and the cost of such reformers.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 279, 2. Int. No. 279, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 279

 

By Council Member Richards

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of buildings to report on the efficacy of fuel oil catalyst reformers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. As used in this local law, the term “fuel oil catalyst reformer” means accessory equipment that reforms fuel oil in the supply line at or near the burner.

                     § 2. By no later than December 31, 2019, the department of buildings shall prepare and file with the mayor and the council, and post on its website, a report analyzing whether fuel oil catalyst reformers enhance the efficiency of heating oil and, if so, the fuel savings which would result from such enhancement, the environmental impact of such enhancement and the cost of such reformers.  

                     § 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

JW/MPC

LS 2539

1/12/18