OCEAN offers a number of useful tools to support state and local governments, advocates, industry, and inspection professionals, and other stakeholders:

Incremental Cost Analysis

BCAP challenges construction cost as a barrier to energy code adoption with a quantitative analysis of the incremental cost of upgrading to the 2009 or 2012 IECC.


Interactive Maps

The status of residential and commercial code adoption in the United States and around the world to keep stakeholders up-to-date.


Policy Action Tool

Assistance for state and local governments to adopt or update energy codes and above-code programs through policy guidance and sample legislation.



Code Builder

A step-by-step overview to implementation of a new state code at the local level with helpful links and resources.


Code Builder

Information for designers and code officials, on model energy codes, including references to practice and applicability.


National Green Code Listing

BCAP commissioned the Britt/Makela Group to prepare a national listing of voluntary and mandatory above-code, high performance, and green building programs in August 2009.


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