ACEEE State Scorecard Evaluates Building Energy Codes

Earlier this month, the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) published their state scorecard rankings. Out of a possible seven points in the building energy codes category, here is how each state fared:

7 Points California, Illinois
6.5 Points Maryland, Oregon, Vermont, Washington
6 Points District of Columbia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Texas
5.5 Points Florida, Idaho, Minnesota
5 Points Connecticut, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Rhode Island
4.5 Points Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
4 Points Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia
3.5 Points Arkansas, Georgia, Utah
3 Points Guam, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina
2.5 Points Mississippi, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Wisconsin
2 Points Arizona, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Wyoming
1.5 Points Alaska, Missouri, North Dakota, Tennessee
0.5 Points South Dakota

And here is the tally of how many states received how many points: