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 and projected status of energy codes and standards adoption is show 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.

Current Commercial Building Energy Code Adoption Status

Commercial Code Adoption Status

Current Residential Building Energy Code Adoption Status

Residential Code Adoption Status

Projected Commercial Building Energy Code Adoption Activity

Commercial Code Adoption Activity

Projections are based on current code status and typical state adoption cycles.

Projected Residential Building Energy Code Adoption Activity

Residential Code Adoption Activity

Projections are based on current code status and typical state adoption cycles.

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