TITLE 71: PUBLIC BUILDINGS, FACILITIES, AND REAL PROPERTY
CHAPTER I: CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD
SUBCHAPTER d: ENERGY CODES
PART 600 ILLINOIS ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE
SECTION 600.310 EXEMPTIONS


 

Section 600.310  Exemptions

 

a)         The following buildings are exempt from the Code:

 

1)         Buildings otherwise exempt from the provisions of a locally adopted building code and buildings that do not contain a conditioned space;

 

2)         Buildings that do not use either electricity or fossil fuel for comfort conditioning;

 

3)         Historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places or the Illinois Register of Historic Places, and those buildings that are designated by authorized personnel as historically significant;

 

4)         Residential buildings; and

 

5)         Other buildings specified as exempt by the IECC. [20 ILCS 3125/20]

 

b)         For the purposes of determining whether an exemption authorized under subsection (a)(2) applies, a building will be presumed to be heated by electricity, even in the absence of equipment used for electric comfort heating, whenever the building is provided with electrical service in excess of 100 amps, unless the code enforcement official determines that this electrical services is necessary for purposes other than providing electric comfort heating. [20 ILCS 3125/20(b)(2)]