The 2004 Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction

The Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction Supplements and Amendments is a combination of the 2003 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (2003 IECC) with Arkansas Supplements and Amendments to the 2003 International Energy Conservation Code. The residential code went into effect on October 1, 2004, and ASHRAE 90.1-2001 will be in effect for commercial buildings until 12/31/2102.  On and after 1/1/2013 ASHRAE 90.1-2007 or Chapter 5 of the 2009 IECC will be in effect.

 

For Commercial and Residential Builders

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The Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction Supplements and Amendments has made the following changes: Chapter 1 of the 2003 IECC has been replaced with a new Chapter 1: Administration and Enforcement which was amended to integrate Arkansas-specific exceptions, exemptions, enforcement, compliance and effective date. Other changes to the 2003 IECC are also documented. To download a copy of the Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction Supplements and Amendments go to: Arkansas Energy Code for New Building Construction Supplements and Amendments   

Questions: Contact the Arkansas Energy Office at (501) 682-6103 or (800)558-2633 or email EnergyInfo@ArkansasEDC.com

 

For Commercial and Residential Builders

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Chapters 4, 5 and 6 of the 2003 International Energy Conservation Code offer different methods to achieve code compliance for low-rise residential construction.  Up to 12/31/2012, Chapters 7 and 8 of the International Energy Conservation Code 2003 offer different methods to achieve code compliance for commercial and high-rise residential construction.   On and after 1/1/2013 the commercial code will be ASHRAE 90.1-2007 or Chapter 5 of the 2009 IECC.  The Arkansas Energy Office does not provide copies of the 2003IECC. To order a copy call the International Code Council at 1-800-786-4452 online, go to: http://www.ashrae.org/  

  

For Residential Builders

Energy CardsSimplified Residential Code Compliance Tools make it easy to understand and comply with Arkansas’s residential energy code.  To download a "code card" for your climate zone go to: Residential Compliance Tools or contact the Arkansas Energy Office at 1-800-558-2633.

 

REScheckREScheckTM for Arkansas is a "deem to comply" residential compliance software developed for Arkansas.