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Take a ride on the energy slide with building codes
A 2016 blog about the impact of energy code updates on energy consumption over time.
Energy and Energy Cost Savings Analysis of the 2015 IECC for Commercial Buildings
A U.S. Dept of Energy assessment as to whether new commercial buildings constructed to the 2015 IECC save energy and costs as compared to the 2012.
New Home Cost vs. Price Study
A study that examined the relationship between construction costs and housing prices for 20,000 homes (mostly in California) between 2012-2014.
U.S. Dept of Energy’s State Analysis for 2015/2018 IECC
The U.S. Dept of Energy's national and state-level cost-effectiveness analysis for the 2015 IECC.
Energy Codes for Ultra-Low-Energy Buildings: A Critical Pathway to Zero Net Energy Buildings
A Dec 2014 research report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy about how energy codes help transition the market to Net Zero.
Leaks and Lives: How Better Building Envelopes Make Blackouts Less Dangerous
A 2014 report about how energy code envelope improvements provide dramatic improvements in building resilience.