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Commercial and Multi-family Construction

2015 International Energy Conservation Code

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.

Statutory reference: 34 Tex. Admin. Code §19.53

Code History
Effective Dates Codes
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