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.
Your guide to residential energy codes, co-hosted by Consumers Union.
Standards and regulations that go beyond minimum requirements.
Energy code concerns in existing buildings.
POLICY ACTION TOOLKIT
Bring the latest energy codes to your jurisdiction.
Stay up-to-date with materials from BCAP, IMT, and DOE.
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.
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.