Energy Code Update

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Building the Future: Community Engagement and Input

Background

On October 19th, Louisville City Council adopted Ordinance 1816, Series 2021. This ordinance amends Municipal Code Title 15, Building and Construction by:

  • Adopting the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) with amendments
  • Requires all new construction to be built to electric-ready standard with high-efficiency standards
  • Adopts Appendices CB and RB to add solar ready requirements
  • Adopts Appendix RC to require zero energy residential new construction, and
  • Amends Municipal Code Chapter 17.20, Off-street Parking and Loading to add electric vehicle charging requirements for residential and commercial buildings

City Council's meeting, staff presentation, and discussion can be viewed here.

Community Input Needed

For Phase 2 of the energy code update, we want your input as we consider and evaluate all-electric new construction for residential and commercial buildings and the adoption of the 2021 IECC's Appendix CC Zero Energy Commercial Building Provisions.

Stay tuned!

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Background

On October 19th, Louisville City Council adopted Ordinance 1816, Series 2021. This ordinance amends Municipal Code Title 15, Building and Construction by:

  • Adopting the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) with amendments
  • Requires all new construction to be built to electric-ready standard with high-efficiency standards
  • Adopts Appendices CB and RB to add solar ready requirements
  • Adopts Appendix RC to require zero energy residential new construction, and
  • Amends Municipal Code Chapter 17.20, Off-street Parking and Loading to add electric vehicle charging requirements for residential and commercial buildings

City Council's meeting, staff presentation, and discussion can be viewed here.

Community Input Needed

For Phase 2 of the energy code update, we want your input as we consider and evaluate all-electric new construction for residential and commercial buildings and the adoption of the 2021 IECC's Appendix CC Zero Energy Commercial Building Provisions.

Stay tuned!

Sign up for updates using the sign up banner

Page last updated: 26 October 2021, 10:56