The Comptroller’s State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) is accepting written comments* on the energy efficiency provisions of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code. It applies to all commercial, multi-family residential and industrial construction.
Anyone interested in energy efficiency building codes is encouraged to comment on the newly published code including:
Written comments may be submitted in one of three ways:
All comments should be submitted no later than close of business Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.
*as authorized by 34 Tex. Admin. Code §19.52
Effective Nov. 1, 2016, SECO adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for commercial, industrial and residential buildings taller than three stories. The code applies to R2, R3 and R4 residential buildings and excludes single and two-family residences of three stories or fewer above grade.
Reference: 34 Tex. Admin. Code §19.53
|Prior to 1999||No mandatory statewide energy code.|
|Sept. 1, 2001 – March 31, 2011||2000 IECC (with 2001 supplement)|
|April 1, 2011 – Oct. 31, 2016||2009 IECC|
|Nov. 1, 2016||2015 IECC|
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