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NC Energy Code Resources
The NC 2012 Energy Code, adopted from the 2009 IECC, was introduced to NC in March of 2012. This new code has proven to be good for NC’s economy and offer benefits to NC consumers and business owners as well as increase the energy efficiency of all residential and commercial buildings constructed in the state. These changes will have an impact not only on builders and subcontractors, but also on building suppliers, architects, engineers, and home energy raters.
The following documents are provided to assist with implementation and instruction about these changes.
▪ Energy Code Compliance Guides
The NCEEA has created Residential and Commercial Compliance Guides for the 2012 North Carolina Energy Code. These guides are meant to illustrate the significant changes in the Energy Code and common problems found in the field.
|Residential Guide - updated!||Knee Wall Construction Guide||Slab Insulation Guide||Commercial Guide|
- Air Sealing Guide - Coming soon!
- Lighting Guide - Coming soon!
▪ NCDOI Code Amendments & Interpretations
- 2012 Energy Conservation Code Interpretations
- Code Amendments
- Code Temporary & Emergency Rules
- NC Building Code Council Adopts Low-E Emergency Rule; Effective July 2, 2014
- Contact the NCEEA with any questions/concerns about using low-e windows
- Direct comments on this Temporary Rule to:
Secretary, NC Building Code Council
▪ Technical Assistance
The NCEEA is here to help you with your questions on the NC Energy Code.
Contact us by phone or email:
Dan Dittman, PE
Engineering and Codes
Chief Energy Code Consultant
(919) 661-5880 ext.237