Building Energy Code (Wyoming)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Wyoming

Name Building Energy Code
Incentive Type Building Energy Code
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs






Code Change Cycle Three-year review cycle concurrent with the publications of new editions of the model codes.
Commercial Code 1989 MEC may be adopted and enforced by local jurisdictions

















Residential Code 1989 MEC may be adopted and enforced by local jurisdictions



















Website http://bcap-ocean.org/state-country/wyoming
Date added to DSIRE 2006-07-28
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-08



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

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 energy provisions contained in Appendix Chapter 53 of the Uniform Building Code are recommended statewide minimums that local jurisdictions may, but are not required to, adopt and enforce. Code provisions may be modified by the local enforcement community without state approval to be more restrictive than the Chapter 53 requirements. The state recommends compliance with the energy codes for all buildings.

Proposed changes to the state energy code may be submitted to the Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety (DFPES). The DFPES reviews proposed changes and submits its recommendations to the Governor-appointed Building Codes Council. Changes approved by the council are then adopted at the annual September meeting and become effective in January of the following year. Local adoption is required before energy provisions can be enforced.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Shannon Stanfill
Department Wyoming Business Council
Division State Energy Program
Address 214 W. 15th Street

Place Cheyenne, Wyoming
Zip/Postal Code 82002
Phone (307) 777-2841


Email shannon.stanfill@wybusiness.org
Website http://www.wyomingbusiness.org
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"