Building Energy Codes

Information for Energy Codes

The GOE adopted the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) in 2015.

Pursuant to NRS.701.220, the Governor's Office of Energy (GOE) began the adoption process in June 2017 of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) which will go into effect on July 1, 2018. The Instructor for the course was Eric Makela, who leads Cadmus’ Codes and Standards team and has more than 30 years of building energy codes expertise.

All information related to the current and previous rulemaking processes, including notices, agendas, draft regulations, and all public comments received is available by clicking the links below.

    IECC Regulations

    Adopted 2012 IECC Regulations

      Consumer Information

      The Building Code Assistance Project (BCAP) wants you to know that you have a right to an energy efficient home. Energy codes are minimum requirements for the design and construction of new and renovated residential and commercial buildings. They ensure your home meets minimum energy efficiency standards. Energy codes reduce energy demand, save consumers money, improve comfort, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more information click here: