(20 ILCS 3125/5)
    Sec. 5. Findings.
    (a) The legislature finds that an effective energy efficient building code is essential to:
        (1) reduce the air pollutant emissions from energy
consumption that are affecting the health of residents of this State;
        (2) moderate future peak electric power demand;
        (3) assure the reliability of the electrical grid and
an adequate supply of heating oil and natural gas; and
        (4) control energy costs for residents and businesses
in this State.
    (b) The legislature further finds that this State has a number of different climate types, all of which require energy for both cooling and heating, and that there are many cost-effective measures that can reduce peak energy use and reduce cooling, heating, lighting, and other energy costs in buildings.
(Source: P.A. 96-778, eff. 8-28-09.)