(20 ILCS 3105/18)
Study; building energy labels.
(a) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, the Board, in consultation with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, shall initiate a study of building energy performance measures for the purposes of identifying a simple and easily understood label for a building or facility that indicates its energy use.
(b) The Board shall identify no less than 10 buildings to serve as case studies for measuring, reporting, and comparing the energy consumption using widely recognized and accepted indicators such as British Thermal Units per square foot. Consideration shall be given for a variety of representative building types in different geographic regions of the State to provide additional information and data. The Board shall use existing reports and data from the Illinois Energy Efficiency Committee created by Executive Order 2009-07, the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey, the Residential Energy Consumption Survey, and other available sources.
(c) The Board shall report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly by July 1, 2012.
(Source: P.A. 96-896, eff. 5-24-10.)