(20 ILCS 3953/5)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9805)
Findings and declaration.
The General Assembly finds that
utility services and energy represent a significant and growing cost to the
State and elsewhere in the public sector of Illinois; that opportunities
exist to significantly reduce the operating costs of government buildings
and other facilities in Illinois through the application of energy
conservation measures; and that it is in the public interest to provide for
the planning and technical analyses necessary for cost effective energy
conservation measures and for additional and alternative methods of
financing energy related improvements in such buildings and facilities.
It is therefore declared to be the policy of the State of Illinois to
establish interagency and intergovernmental programs for the purpose of
deploying cost effective energy conservation measures and technologies to
minimize energy consumption and costs.
(Source: P.A. 87-852.)