Status of State Energy Code Adoption

Model building energy codes and standards have the potential to save U.S. consumers an estimated $330 billion by 2040. This equates to nearly 80 quads of cumulative full-fuel-cycle energy savings and over 6.2 billion metric tons of avoided carbon dioxide emissions. View the BECP’s national benefits assessment for more information on the benefits of building energy codes

National Status At-A-Glance

The current status of energy codes and standards adoption is shown in the maps below. Status is displayed for both residential and commercial buildings for U.S. States and territories. Choose from the drop-down list to view the details for a particular state.

Commercial Code Adoption Status

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The International Code Council (ICC) also tracks the adoption of building energy codes at the jurisdictional level.

Local Adoption

The International Code Council (ICC) tracks the adoption of building energy codes by local jurisdiction.

More Information

Additional resources and information on initiatives to increase energy efficiency through the adoption of state and local building energy codes are also available: