Publications

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2021 IECC - Florida
Document Number: PNNL-31591 | 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 2018 IECC - Florida
Document Number: PNNL-31256 | 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.

Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation, 2020 vs. 2018 International Energy Conservation Code Residential Stringency Analysis
Document Number: FSEC-CR- 2102-20 | Document Type: State-specific | Publication Date:

This project was initiated to review residential provisions of the Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation, 7th Edition (2020) (FBC-EC) in order to make a determination if it meets or exceeds the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

This project’s code stringency evaluation activities included:

  • Reviewing residential provisions of the 2020 FBC-EC and comparing them with residential provisions of the 2018 IECC
  • Listing impactful code differences by Mandatory, Prescriptive, Performance and Energy Rating Index categories and providing the anticipated stringency impact for each
  • Using EnergyGauge® USA energy modeling software to compare 2018 IECC and 2020 FBC-EC Prescriptive and Performance compliance method stringencies.
Quantitative and Economic Analysis of the 2020 Florida Building Energy Code
Document Number: FSEC-CR-2089-20 | Document Type: State-specific | Publication Date:

This project was initiated because of the state of Florida desire to review provisions of its proposed 7th Edition (2020) Florida Energy Code (FEC) for commercial buildings in order to make a determination if it meets or performs better than ASHRAE 90.1-2016 code. For this purpose the proposed code modifications were reviewed and quantitatively analyzed.

Florida Certification of Residential Building Energy Codes - 2018 IECC
Document Type: State-specific, State Certification | Publication Date:
Florida Certification of Residential Building Energy Codes - 2009 IECC
Document Type: State-specific, State Certification | Publication Date:
Florida Certification of Residential Building Energy Codes - 2012 IECC
Document Type: State-specific, State Certification | Publication Date:
Florida Certification of Residential Building Energy Codes - 2015 IECC
Document Type: State Certification, State-specific | Publication Date:
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2015 IECC - Florida
Document Number: PNNL-24934 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.