2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 91 - National Energy Conservation Policy
Subchapter II - Residential Energy Conservation
Part C - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
Sec. 8235 - "Residential building" defined

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 8235 (2016)
Section Name

§8235. "Residential building" defined

Section Text

As used in this part, the term "residential building" means any building used as a residence which is not a new building to which final standards under sections 6833(a) and 6834 1 of this title apply and which has a system for heating, cooling, or both.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 95–619, title II, §261, as added Pub. L. 96–294, title V, §562, June 30, 1980, 94 Stat. 746.)

Editorial Notes


Section 6834 of this title, referred to in text, was repealed by Pub. L. 97–35, title X, §1041(b), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 621.


Pub. L. 96–294, title V, §561, June 30, 1980, 94 Stat. 746, provided that: "It is the purpose of this subtitle [subtitle C (§§561–563) of title V of Pub. L. 96–294, enacting this part]—

"(1) to establish a program under which the Secretary of Energy may provide assistance to State and local governments to encourage up to four demonstration programs that make energy conservation measures available without charge to residential property owners and tenants under a plan designed to maximize the energy savings available in residential buildings in designated areas; and

"(2) to demonstrate through such program prototype residential energy efficiency plans under which State and local governments, State regulatory authorities, and public utilities may participate in a cooperative manner with public or private entities to install energy conservation measures in the greatest possible number of residential buildings within their respective jurisdictions or service areas."


1 See References in Text note below.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Part C - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
Sec. 8235 - Residential building" defined
Contains section 8235
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 94 Stat. 746
95 Stat. 621
Public Law References Public Law 95-619, Public Law 96-294, Public Law 97-35
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