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Document type: Technical Articles
Publication Date: May 2009
Focus: Compliance, Residential
Residential basement insulation levels should be selected in accordance with the International Energy Conservation Code, or the local energy code. Be sure to insulate both the masonry and stud walls of daylight basements.
Document type: State-specific
Publication Date:
Focus: Adoption, Commercial, Residential
The Building Codes Division, part of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, enforces the building code to protect the public and prevent unsafe construction work. Oregon has one statewide building code providing a uniform, consistent and predictable process for Oregon’s construction industry, the public, and state and local government.Oregon’s building code is applicable in all cities and counties and is enforced locally across the state. The Division provides code enforcement in areas of the state where the local jurisdiction does not.
Document type: Compliance Tool
Publication Date: September 2010
Focus: Compliance, Residential
This document contains sample survey questions designed for use by states wishing to conduct a survey of their building jurisdictions as one method of better understanding energy code compliance rates in their state.