The provisions of Gen. Stat. 143-341(3) shall not apply to any energy conservation measure for State governmental units provided pursuant to this Part, except as specifically set forth in this section. Except as otherwise exempt under Gen. Stat. 116-31.11, the following shall apply to all energy conservation measures provided to State governmental units pursuant to this Part:
a. The applicable local building inspector under Part 4 of Article 18 of Chapter 153A of the General Statutes or Part 5 of Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes; or
b. At the election of the State governmental unit, the Department of Administration under Gen. Stat. 143-341(3)d.
The cost of compliance with this section may be included in the cost of the project in accordance with Gen. Stat. 143-64.17A(c1) and may be included in the cost financed under Article 8 of Chapter 142 of the General Statutes.(2002-161, s. 8.)