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216B.165 Energy audit.

Subdivision 1. Residential property; fee; treatment of expenses. A customer who asks a public utility to perform an energy audit of the customer's residence pursuant to United States Code, title 42, section 8211 et seq. shall pay no more than $10 of the administrative and general expenses associated with the audit. The remainder of the administrative and general expenses of operating a program of energy audits pursuant to United States Code, title 42, section 8211 et seq., including those associated with program audits, list distribution, customer billing services, arranging services and postinstallation inspections shall be treated as current operating expenses of providing utility service and shall be charged to all ratepayers of the public utility in the same manner as other current operating expenses of providing utility service.

Subd. 2. Rental property; energy standards. All audits performed pursuant to United States Code, title 42, section 8211 et seq. of residences which are required by section 216C.27, subdivision 3, to comply with energy efficiency standards shall include a separate list of those improvements to the residence which are required to bring the residence into compliance with section 216C.27, subdivision 3, and a statement describing remedies available to tenants for violations.

HIST: 1980 c 579 s 17; 1981 c 356 s 248; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 312 art 1 s 10 subd 1