|Public Act 095-0559
||LRB095 08789 CMK 28974 b
AN ACT concerning energy efficiency.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Energy Efficiency Act.
Legislative findings; purpose.
government is one of the largest consumers of energy in the
State. As a result, the General Assembly finds that:
(1) a 10% reduction in energy use by all State agencies
would result in a decreased demand on the citizens of the
(2) the use of energy for electricity, heating, and cooling
of State buildings and transportation in State vehicles has a
significant impact on public health and the environment; and
(3) State agencies should set a strong example in energy
efficiency, water conservation, recycling, and waste reduction
to demonstrate cost-effective solutions to citizens,
businesses, and other government jurisdictions.
Energy use; goal.
All executive branch State
agencies shall make it a goal to reduce energy use in State
facilities by 10% within 10 years after the effective date of