NEWS AND UPDATES
2021 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specailty Code and the 2021 Oregon Residential Specialty Code
A new edition of the commercial energy code and the residential energy code became effective April 1, 2021. Access more information about each code below.
Adopted codes and standards
The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the state building code, which includes uniform energy conservation standards for the construction methods, products, and materials used for the new construction, reconstruction, alteration, or repair of buildings.
Commercial energy provisions are located in the Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code (OEESC), Chapter 13 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC). Residential energy provisions are located in Chapter 11 of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC).