Building Energy Codes United States of America 1992

Name of policy Building Energy Codes
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country United States of America
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Information and education
    • Information provision
      • Advice or Aid in implementation
      • Regulatory Instruments
        • Codes and standards
          • Building codes and standards
      Sector name
      • Buildings
        • Heating and cooling
      Policy description The Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) mission is to support building energy code development, adoption, implementation and enforcement processes to achieve the maximum practicable, cost-effective improvements in energy efficiency while providing safe, healthy buildings for occupants.
      Policy type
      • Energy efficiency1
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 1992
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact GHG reduction
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.energycodes.gov/
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment) Translate into sector target?
      Status Final

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