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Energy Code Program

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).

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Commercial energy code

Residential energy provisions are located in Chapter 11 of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC).

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Residential energy code

Reach Code

The Oregon Reach Code is a statewide optional energy construction standard, separate from the state building code.

Oregon Reach Code 


Executive order

On March 10, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order (EO) 20-04, with performance-based directives intended to build on the ongoing prescriptive requirements of EO 17-20.

Executive order 20-04

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