Building Energy Code (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Building Energy Code|
|Incentive Type||Building Energy Code|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Code Change Cycle||Beginning in January, 2007, codes are upgraded every 3 years. Last commercial code update effective on August 1, 2012. Last residential code effective January 1, 2011.|
|Commercial Code||ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2007, and 2009 IECC for buildings not covered by ASHRAE, mandatory statewide|
|Residential Code||2006 IRC mandatory statewide. Chapter 11 of the IRC provides energy conservation standards|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-07-21|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-08-08|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For more detailed information about building energy codes, visit the DOE and BCAP websites.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is granted the authority to promulgate amendments, revisions, and alternative compliance methods for the code.
LA Energy Code Requirements and Links are available here under Plan Review, Energy Code Requirements.
|Contact Name||Paula Ridgeway|
|Department||Louisiana Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Energy Section, Technology Assessment Division|
|Address||617 N. 3rd Street|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 44156|
|Place||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||S.B. 538|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.