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Document type: Comparison
Publication Date: May 2011
Page Focus: Green and Advanced Codes

Green building codes should save energy — use this comparison to evaluate how the energy efficiency requirement of basic compliance with these green building codes and beyond code programs compare to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code and meet the sustainability goals of your community.

Document type: Resource Guide
Publication Date: September 2011
Page Focus: Adoption, Code Development, Green and Advanced Codes

The Going Beyond Code Guide is designed to help state and local governments design and implement successful "beyond code" programs for new commercial and residential buildings. The goal is to help states and localities establish voluntary or mandatory programs that go well beyond traditional minimum code requirements for new buildings.

Document type: Brochures/Fliers, Program Information
Publication Date: June 2011
Page Focus: Adoption, Green and Advanced Codes

The U.S. Department of Energy's Building Energy Codes Program offers experience ranging from energy to wastewater and all sections of green building programs in between.