Nevada Public Property and Purchasing
Sec. § 333A.086
Third-party consultants.


1.

A using agency that selects a qualified service company pursuant to NRS 333A.082 shall retain the professional services of a third-party consultant to work on behalf of the using agency in coordination with the qualified service company.

2.

A third-party consultant retained pursuant to subsection 1 must be certified by the Association of Energy Engineers as a Certified Energy Manager or hold similar credentials from a comparable nationally recognized organization.

3.

The duties of a third-party consultant retained pursuant to subsection 1 may include, without limitation:

(a)

Assisting the using agency in reviewing the operating cost-savings measures proposed by the qualified service company;

(b)

Overseeing the construction of the operating cost-savings measures; and

(c)

Monitoring the operating cost savings after the construction of the operating cost-savings measures is completed.

4.

The Purchasing Division of the Department of Administration may procure sufficient funding from the qualified service company, through negotiation, to pay for the third-party consultant out of the proceeds relating to the performance contract. A qualified service company shall not pay a third-party consultant directly for the work described in subsection 3.

5.

A third-party consultant retained pursuant to subsection 1 may recommend that the using agency not execute the performance contract. If the using agency does not execute the performance contract, the using agency shall pay the third-party consultant a prenegotiated fee based on the work completed by the third-party consultant.
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Nov. 18, 2019