Bill Status of SB2524 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARD
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Building Energy Performance Standard Act. Provides that the purpose of the Illinois Building Energy Performance Standard is to decrease energy consumption, reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings, and increase economic growth and job creation. Provides that the Illinois Office of Energy shall establish a Building Energy Performance Standard Task Force to advise and provide technical assistance and recommendations relating to the Illinois Building Energy Performance Standard. Amends the Energy Efficient Building Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board, in consultation with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, shall create and adopt the Illinois Stretch Energy Code to allow municipalities and projects authorized or funded by the Board to achieve more energy efficiency in buildings than the Illinois Energy Conservation Code. Makes changes in provisions concerning definitions; applicability; enforcement; and home rule. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that beginning in 2023, all gas distribution utilities in the State participating in certain energy efficiency programs shall achieve specified annual energy savings goals. Makes changes in provisions concerning energy efficiency and demand-response measures and qualified energy efficiency installers. Effective immediately.