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ACE Learning Series – Adoption, Compliance, and Enforcement Step 1. Know which energy code is applicable to a particular project Step 6. Get Help When You Need It
ACE Overview Step 1. Understand the Benefits of Code Adoption Step 6. Identify and Overcome the Barriers of Adoption
Acronyms and Abbreviations Step 10. Get Assistance on Energy Code and Compliance Questions Step 7. Document the "As-Built" Building in Plans and Specifications
Adoption of Energy Codes Step 2. Choose a compliance path within the applicable energy code Step 7. Outline Who is Responsible for Satisfying What is Adopted
Adoption Toolkit Step 2. Identify a Code Support Infrastructure Step 8. Ensure the Building Operates as Intended
Compliance Toolkit Step 2. Identify the Code and Compliance Path Step 8. Receive Assistance on Energy Code and Adoption Questions
Compliance with Energy Codes Step 3. Identify the Appropriate Adoption Process and Framework Step 9. Provide Energy Code Compliance Documentation to the Code Official
Development of Energy Codes Step 3. Know the requirements of the applicable energy code Submit a Question to the BECP Help Desk
Enforcement of Energy Codes Step 3. Review the Design Subscribe to BECP Mailing Lists
Enforcement Toolkit Step 4. Design a building to meet the requirements of the applicable energy code Summary
Going Beyond Code Step 4. Inspect the Building During and After Construction Thank you for your submission!
Model Policies Step 4. Select the Appropriate Code for Adoption Toolkit Definitions
Related Links Step 5. Determine Crucial Components of the Energy Code: Scope and Applicability, Format, Adoption Date, and Effective Date Top 10 Reasons for Energy Codes
Request Technical Assistance Step 5. Document the design of the building in plans and specifications Training
Resource Center Step 5. Observe, Review, and Ensure Testing, Commissioning, and Owner Documentation Utility Savings Estimators
Resource Guides Step 6. Construct the Building to Meet Plans and Specifications Webmaster Contact Form
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Determinations Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing Regulations & Rulemaking
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