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GETTING STARTED

Get started in the energy codes world with information on stakeholders, the numerous benefits of energy efficient construction, the history of codes in the United States, the fundamentals of how codes work, and much more.

CODE STATUS MAPS

These maps provide a snapshot of residential and commercial building energy code adoption and implementation status in each state.

New feature: View all state commercial and residential codes as a table.

STATE INFORMATION

 

CONSUMER PORTAL

Your guide to residential energy codes, co-hosted by Consumers Union.

BEYOND CODE

Standards and regulations that go beyond minimum requirements.

EXISTING BUILDINGS

Energy code concerns in existing buildings.

POLICY ACTION TOOLKIT

Bring the latest energy codes to your jurisdiction.

COMPLIANCE PORTAL

Stay up-to-date with materials from BCAP, IMT, and DOE.

FEATURED RESOURCE

Appraisal guidance letters for builders, buyers, lenders, and realtors

While location, design, and price are a home buyer’s main considerations, surveys show that buyers rank energy efficiency as one of the most desirable features, and importantly, when there is sufficient energy savings – one they’re willing to pay more for.

FEATURED NEWS

Code Red: The Unacceptable Dangers of Weaker Building Regulations

In the wake of powerful hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the rolling back of regulations by policymakers in certain states and in Washington that have made America’s buildings among the safest and most advanced in the world is ill-advised.

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