Code Alerts

Texas Adopts 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, signed House Bill 1736, moving single family residential code to 2015 IECC standards. The newly adopted code requires Energy Rating Index scores that will increase throughout a six year period. The required scores, as set by legislation, are: Climate Zones 2 and 3 Score of 65 or lower September 1, 2016 . . . . read more >>

South Carolina State Alert

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Shelby Beck.

March 2015 Source: Green Builder® Coalition   Last month, the South Carolina Building Codes Council published a revised Notice of Intent to adopt the 2015 I-Codes, including the 2015 Edition of the IBC and IRC. (The state currently enforces the 2012 IRC & IBC and 2009 IECC.) The Council is accepting public comments for the . . . . read more >>