2018 Code of Alabama
Article 5 - Alabama Residential Energy Code Board.
Section 41-23-80 - Legislative findings.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 41-23-80 (2018)
Section 41-23-80Legislative findings.

The Legislature finds that the development, management, efficient consumption, and conservation of residential energy resources are of prime importance throughout this state and this nation. It is also important to ensure the protection of the economic and environmental values of Alabama's citizens. It is the intent of the Legislature to do each of the following pursuant to this article:

(1) Encourage the conservation and efficient use of residential energy resources within this state's counties and municipalities.

(2) Provide a governmental environment that will promote an initiative for the implementation of the Alabama Energy and Residential Codes by the units of local government.

(3) Advise and assist the units of local government in adopting the Alabama Energy and Residential Codes and implementing those code provisions within their boundaries.

(4) Promote the identification of energy management technologies available for residential uses, and to disseminate information to the units of local government about such technologies and their uses.

(5) Promote the acceptance and adoption of those energy management technologies for use in all energy-consuming residential facilities throughout this state.

(6) Provide a process for the adoption of modern building and energy codes by the State of Alabama.

(7) Provide a process by which the State of Alabama shall adopt required codes in compliance with federal law.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-537, p. 1095, §1; Act 2010-185, p. 278, §1.)
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