OCEAN offers a number of useful tools to support state and local governments, advocates, industry, and inspection professionals, and other stakeholders:
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.
The status of residential and commercial code adoption in the United States and around the world to keep stakeholders up-to-date.
Assistance for state and local governments to adopt or update energy codes and above-code programs through policy guidance and sample legislation.
A step-by-step overview to implementation of a new state code at the local level with helpful links and resources.
Information for designers and code officials, on model energy codes, including references to practice and applicability.