2011 Georgia State Minimum Standard Energy Code

Last updated: 13 February 2019
The 2011 Georgia State Minimum Standard Energy Code becomes effective statewide. It is based on the 2009 IECC with 2011 Georgia Amendments (including mandatory blower door testing starting July 1, 2011) as a minimum (mandatory) code.

The state also adopts the 2011 Georgia State Minimum Residential Green Building Standard, based on the 2008 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) with 2011 Georgia Amendments, as an optional code for one- and two-family dwellings. It is available for local government adoption and enforcement. Local governments choosing to enforce any permissive codes must adopt the code(s) they wish to enforce, as well as administrative procedures and penalties.

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