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2009 Energy Code Adoptions Required by ARRA--Where are They Now?: A long time ago in a first term far away, ther...

2009 Energy Code Adoptions Required by ARRA--Where are They Now? Posted on January 21, 2013 by Shari Shapiro Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link A long time ago in a first term far away, there was the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a the Stimulus. As explained by the DOE, The ARRA section on State Energy Program funding included a statutory provision (Section 410) linking SEP funding to building energy code adoption and enforcement. As a condition of accepting the ARRA funding, the states provided assurances through governor’s letters indicating their state would comply with the terms of Section 410. All 50 states took ARRA SEP money, and all 50 governors provided commitment letters commiting to do three things relating to building energy codes: Adopt a building energy code for residential buildings that meets or exceeds the 2009 Internation...

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