District of Columbia

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Current Commercial Code 2013 DC Construction Codes Based on the 2012 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Passed 3/20/2014, effective 3/28/2014 Current Residential Code 2013 DC Construction Codes Based on the 2012 IECC with minor amendments Passed 3/20/2014, effective 3/28/2014 Green Code 2013 DC Green Construction Code, based on the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) as amended by the District of Columbia 2013 Green Construction Code Supplement Adopted 3/28/2014 Green Build...
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New Jersey

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New Jersey building codes are a set of stringent regulations that govern all aspects of construction, ensuring safety, structural integrity, and energy efficiency in the state. From residential homes to commercial structures, these codes dictate everything from design and materials to inspections and permits. Staying well-versed in New Jersey's building codes is essential for architects, builders, and property owners to create secure and compliant structures. Current C...
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Minnesota Energy Codes

Minnesota energy codes
Minnesota's energy codes, derived from the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), are designed to enhance energy efficiency in buildings. They set standards for insulation, HVAC systems, lighting, and more to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact. Complying with these codes not only saves money for building owners but also contributes to a greener, more sustainable Minnesota. Current Commercial Code of Minnesota Minnesota Commercial State Building Code, Chapter...
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West Virginia

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Current Commercial Code ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Passed 7/18/2012, effective 9/1/2013 Current Residential Code 2009 IECC Passed 7/18/2012, effective 9/1/2013 Climate Zones: 4A, 5A Code Adoption and Change Process Code Change Process Legislative and Regulatory: The West Virginia State Fire Commission is responsible for adopting, promulgating, and amending statewide construction codes. The Administrative Procedures Act requires public hearings on the adoption...
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island building codes
Current Commercial Code SBC-8 State Energy Conservation Code Based on the 2012 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Effective July 1, 2013 Rhode Island has a factsheet on the commercial provisions of the 2012 IECC. The state is also developing a commercial stretch code. Current Residential Code Rhode Island One- and Two-Family Dwelling Code, Chapter 11 Based on the 2012 IECC with state-specific amendments Passed 7/1/2013, effective 10/1/2013 Applies to detached one-and two-family ...
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Colorado

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Colorado is a home rule state and does not have a mandatory statewide energy code. For a list of jurisdictional energy code adoptions, please click here. Current Commercial Code No statewide code. Current Residential Code No statewide code. Legislation passed in 2007 set the 2003 IECC as the minimum energy code requirement, applicable only to jurisdictions that had already adopted any type of building code or planned to do so in the future. According to BCAP’s research as a part...
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Vermont

Current Commercial Code Commercial Building Energy Standards (CBES) Based on the 2015 IECC, includes alternative compliance path of ASHRAE 90.1 2013 with some Vermont specific requirements Effective 3/1/2015 Current Residential Code Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES) Based on the 2015 IECC Effective 3/1/2015 Climate Zone: 6A Code Adoption and Change Process Code Change Process Legislative and Regulatory: RBES Revisions go through a process s...
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Nevada

Nevada building codes set the standards for construction within the state, addressing factors like structural integrity, fire safety, and energy efficiency. These regulations help create secure and environmentally responsible buildings, ensuring the safety and well-being of residents and visitors alike. Compliance with Nevada's building codes is vital for architects, builders, and property owners to meet high construction standards in the Silver State. Current Commercial Code of Nevada ...
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New Hampshire

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Current Commercial Code 2009 IECC with references to ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Passed 12/11/2009, effective 4/1/2010 Current Residential Code 2009 IECC with New Hampshire amendments Passed 12/11/2009, effective 4/1/2010 Local jurisdictions can amend the adopted state code but have no authority to adopt another code. The New Hampshire state building codes statutes are contained in Title XII, Chapter 155-A. Climate Zones: 5A, 6A Code Adoption and Change Process ...
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South Dakota

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South Dakota does not have a statewide mandatory energy code. For a list of jurisdictional energy code adoptions, please click here. Current Commercial Code 2015 IBC, amended at the discretion of the local governing body. Effective 7/15/2015 Current Residential Code South Dakota Residential Energy Conservation Standard Based on the 2009 IECC, voluntary only Passed 3/15/2011, effective 7/1/2011 Climate Zones: 5A, 6A Code Adoption and Change Process Code...
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