Colorado Wants Local Adoption of IECC and New Regs on Products

Colorado. From 2010-2012 the Colorado Energy Office and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), developed a program to help jurisdictions adopt the 2009 IECC. As a result almost 85%of the homes in Colorado are covered by the 2009 IECC or better. For jurisdictions that haven’t adopted 2009 or 2012 IECC, the CEO in cooperation.

BUILDING AND energy codes. staff worked with local and state solar representatives to draft regulations that would allow for maximum solar. Newly proposed for adoption by the city Applies to new homes within the wildland/urban

June 13, 2011. The Denver City Council unanimously adopts the 2009 IECC in its update to the 2011 Denver Building Code for new home and commercial construction, renovations, and additions. This makes Denver the largest Colorado city to adopt the national model energy code.

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The 2015 version of the international energy conservation code is soon to be upon you. Modern building codes are most often adopted by local government legislative bodies and as such vary from place to place. The IECC is in use or adopted in 47 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, New York City and Puerto Rico.

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of the IECC and other applicable code requirements. The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code The 2012 IECC was developed by the international code council (icc) and is currently available to states for adoption. The IECC is the national model standard for energy-efficient residential construction recognized by federal law.

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), in cooperation with the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office (GEO), provides the Energy Code Support Partnership (ECSP) Toolkit as a resource to support government and policy decision makers, building department personnel, contractors and developers, homeowners and business owners, and many additional stakeholders in embracing the latest national model energy codes.

Here’s an interesting situation, not really looking for an answer, but comments are always welcome! The State of Kansas adopted (in 2007) the 2006 IECC as its energy code for commercial and industrial buildings, but has no enforcement agency for this, and it is left up to the local jurisdictions to adopt or not adopt, etc.