Publications

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2018 IECC - Tennessee
Document Number: PNNL-31287 | Document Type: Analysis, Cost-effectiveness | Publication Date:

These analyses evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the prescriptive path of the 2018 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), relative to the 2015 IECC with amendments for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The analysis covers one- and two-family dwelling units, townhouses, and low-rise multifamily residential buildings covered by the residential provisions of the 2018 IECC.

Tennessee Residential Energy Code Field Study
Document Number: PNNL-31125 | Document Type: Field Study, State-specific | Publication Date:

A research project in the state of Tennessee identified opportunities to reduce homeowner utility bills in residential single-family new construction by increasing compliance with the state energy code.  The study was initiated in September 2017 and continued through July 2018.  Analysis of the data has led to a better understanding of the energy features present in homes and indicates over $2.5 million in potential annual savings to Tennessee homeowners that could result from increased code compliance.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2009 and 2012 IECC - Tennessee
Document Number: PNNL - 21344 | Document Type: Analysis, Cost-effectiveness | Publication Date:

These analyses evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the prescriptive path of the 2009 and 2012 editions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), relative to the 2006 IECC for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The analysis covers one- and two-family dwelling units, town-homes, and low-rise multifamily residential buildings covered by the residential provisions of the 2009 and 2012 IECC.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2021 IECC - Tennessee
Document Number: PNNL-31624 | Document Type: Analysis, Cost-effectiveness | Publication Date:

PNNL evaluated the cost effectiveness of the changes in the prescriptive and mandatory residential provisions of the 2021 edition of the IECC, compared to those in the prior edition, the 2018 IECC.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2015 IECC - Tennessee
Document Number: PNNL-24940 Rev-1 | Document Type: Analysis, Cost-effectiveness | Publication Date:

These analyses evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the prescriptive path of the 2015 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), relative to the 2012 and 2009 IECC for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The analysis covers one- and two-family dwelling units, town-homes, and low-rise multifamily residential buildings covered by the residential provisions of the 2015 IECC.