The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program will host a public meeting during which stakeholders can present initial concepts for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). As part of this meeting, DOE will present its own initial concepts. The goal of the meeting will be to encourage communication and an exchange of ideas amongst stakeholders.
Date and Location
The stakeholder meeting will be held on June 15 & 16, 2015, at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver, CO.
Advanced registration is required. An official notice, including registration information and additional materials for the meeting, will be published in the coming weeks.
There will be two separate sessions, both of which are open to any interested party:
- Residential Code Development (Monday, June 15; 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm): This is a public meeting for all stakeholders to present residential concepts for the upcoming 2018 IECC development cycle and receive feedback. This meeting will include DOE presenting its concepts, followed by stakeholder presentations. (Note: If residential requests for presentation time exceed commercial requests, the residential meeting may continue on Tuesday morning).
- Commercial Code Development (Tuesday, June 16; 8:00 am – 2:00 pm): This is a public meeting for all stakeholders to present commercial concepts for the upcoming 2018 IECC development cycle and receive feedback. This meeting will include DOE presenting its concepts, followed by stakeholder presentations.
The Colorado Convention Center is located in lower downtown Denver close to the famous 16th Street outdoor walking mall. There are many nearby restaurants and accommodations. Below are some of the accommodation options close to the venue:
- Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl., Denver, CO 80202
- Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St., Denver, CO 80202
- Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown, 1400 Welton St., Denver, CO 80202
More information on the Department’s support for building energy codes, including participation in the development of model codes, is available on the DOE Building Energy Codes Program website, www.energycodes.gov