Understanding the Legislative Process

The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is available for adoption and use by jurisdictions internationally. It is within a governmental jurisdiction and is intended to be accomplished through adoption by reference in accordance with proceedings establishing the jurisdiction’s laws. At the time of adoption, jurisdictions should insert the appropriate information in provisions requiring specific local information, such as the name of the adopting jurisdiction. How States...
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Public Buildings Policy

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The following page depicts state-level policies for public buildings across the United States. Click on a state below to read information about policies and find links to additional information. Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri...
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Energy Codes and ARRA

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Establishing a foundation for energy efficiency The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provided two opportunities for states to receive stimulus funds linked to building energy codes: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants and State Energy Programs (SEPs). During the summer of 2009, DOE approved State Energy Program (SEP) plans for 50 states and territories submitted per the Recovery Act. Among the activities eligible for the $3.1 billion appropriated fo...
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