(20 ILCS 1115/3)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7603)
As used in this Act:
"HVAC" means a system that provides comfort, heating
or air-conditioning within or associated with a building.
"Lighting efficiency standards" means practices
or regulations which would conserve the energy needed to light new public
"Thermal efficiency standards" means regulations or practices which
would conserve energy by affecting the
exterior envelope physical characteristics, HVAC system
selection and configuration, HVAC system performance and service water heating
design and equipment
selection for all new and renovated buildings.
"Unit of local government" means a county, municipality,
township, special district, school district, and a
unit designated as a unit of local government by law, which
exercises limited governmental power or powers in respect
to limited governmental subjects.
(Source: P.A. 90-655, eff. 7-30-98.)