Massachusetts Stretch Code: Appendix 120AA (Massachusetts 2009)

State: 
Massachusetts
Enacted: 
2009
Summary: 

The "Stretch Code," an appendix to the Massachusetts state code, is a voluntary option for both residential and commercial buildings to achieve higher levels of energy efficiency than the 2009 IECC code. Adherence to the stretch code could result in 20% to 35% better energy efficiency in residential structures, and 20% better energy efficiency in commercial buildings when compared to the existing code.

Model Policy Category: 
Exceeding the Code