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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

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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

Workshops aim to train architects, engineers on solar basics

While training opportunities abound for installers, a series of workshops by BCAP and the Center for Sustainable Energy in three southern cities aims to bring architects and other design professionals up to speed on solar.

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