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Residential Energy Code Certification Applications

All new construction, renovations and additions must meet the requirements of the New Hampshire Building Code http://www.nh.gov/safety/boardsandcommissions/bldgcode/.

For information regarding certification of compliance with the Energy Code, select appropriate link below.

A new code became effective April 1, 2010. The State Building Code Review Board has adopted the IECC 2009 with amendments.
You may purchase a copy of the basic code at http://shop.iccsafe.org/codes/2009-international-codes.html?p=1

A web presentation of 2009 Energy Code Basic Requirements. https://www.energycodes.gov/sites/default/files/becu/2009_iecc_residential.pdf

 Note – some code requirements may change by Code Amendment from the NH Building Code Review Board  (https://www.nh.gov/safety/boardsandcommissions/bldgcode/)

The Building Energy Code Resource Guide, Code Officials Edition
from the US DOE is available free at;
Although you may not be a code official
you will benefit from the insights offered.

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