Specialty Facilities

These laws and requirements are related to specialty facilities sustainability goals. Note: This page will be updated soon with information about Executive Order 13834: Efficient Federal Operations, which was signed on May 17, 2018, and replaced and revoked Executive Order 13693.

Title  Legal Authority  Originating Legislation  Summary 
Definition of Data Center

For the purpose of this statutory requirement, a data center means any facility that primarily contains electronic equipment used to process, store, and transmit digital information, which may be a free-standing structure or a facility within a larger structure that uses environmental control equipment to maintain proper conditions for the operation of electronic equipment. (Disclaimer: This is not a general definition of data centers nor is it applicable outside of this specific statutory context.)