Publications

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2018 IECC - Kentucky
Document Number: PNNL-31264 | 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.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2015 IECC - Kentucky
Document Number: PNNL-24970 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.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2009 and 2012 IECC - Kentucky
Document Number: PNNL - 21779 | 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.

Kentucky Certification of Commercial and Residential Building Energy Codes - Standard 90.1-2007 and 2009 IECC
Document Type: State Certification, State-specific | Publication Date:
Kentucky Residential Energy Code Field Study
Document Number: PNNL-26727 | Document Type: Field Study, Reports and Studies, State-specific | Publication Date:

A research project in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 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 April 2015 and continued through August 2015. During this period, research teams visited 140 homes during various stages of construction, resulting in a substantial data set based on observations made directly in the field.

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of 2021 IECC - Kentucky
Document Number: PNNL-31599 | 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.