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Residential Code Compliance

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REScheck™ Desktop and REScheck-Web are software applications developed to simplify and clarify energy code compliance with the model energy code (IECC) and a number of state-specific codes for residential building projects.

REScheck is used to assist builders, designers, and contractors in demonstrating energy code compliance, and creates compliance reports for code officials based on project inputs.

The Residential Prescriptive Requirements for the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) web application provides builders with quick access to the requirements of the 2009 IECC.

Commercial Code Compliance

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COMcheck™ Desktop and COMcheck-Web are software applications developed to simplify and clarify energy code compliance with the model energy code (IECC), standard (ASHRAE Standard 90.1), and a number of state-specific energy codes for commercial and high-rise residential building projects.

COMcheck is used to assist architects, designers, and contractors in demonstrating energy code compliance, and creates compliance reports for code officials based on project inputs.

 

Updates to REScheck and COMcheck Building Energy Code Compliance Software

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is directed to provide technical assistance to states to support the implementation of model residential and commercial building energy codes (42 USC 6833). As part of this assistance, the DOE Building Energy Codes Program provides ongoing support for REScheck and COMcheck compliance software, which are updated based on new editions of the model codes. DOE has published guidance surrounding its support for the software, including technical assistance requests for modified versions.