Louisiana, Mississippi -- Analysis of Energy Saving Impacts of New Residential Energy Codes for the Gulf Coast

At the request of the Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Department of Energy's Building Energy Codes Program undertook an analysis of the energy savings and cost impacts associated with the use of newer and more efficient residential building energy codes in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi.

The intent of this analysis is to determine the potential energy and economic impacts from improved energy efficiency alternatives available for residential buildings during the reconstruction process after Hurricane Katrina.

Publication Date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007