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.
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The International Code Council (ICC) also tracks the adoption of building energy codes at the jurisdictional level.
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Additional information and resources on state initiatives to increase energy efficiency through the adoption of building energy codes are also provided by the following: