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Louisiana

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Last DSIRE Review: 08/08/2012
Program Overview:
State: Louisiana
Incentive Type: Building Energy Code
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Residential Code:2006 IRC mandatory statewide. Chapter 11 of the IRC provides energy conservation standards
Commercial Code:ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2007, and 2009 IECC for buildings not covered by ASHRAE, mandatory statewide
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.
Jurisdictions:Statewide
Web Site: http://bcap-ocean.org/state-country/louisiana
Authority 1:
Date Effective:
S.B. 538
08/01/12
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 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.


 
Contact:
  Paula Ridgeway
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Energy Section, Technology Assessment Division
617 N. 3rd Street
P.O. Box 44156
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4156
Phone: (225) 342-1399
Fax: (225) 342-1397
E-Mail: paular@dnr.state.la.us
Web Site: http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov
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