Government Support

Government Activities Committee (GAC) is currently working on a state effort to obtain K-12 public schools EUI and benchmark the better performing ones in the EPA Certified Energy Star program. The chapter is coordinating probono inspectors who are WV ASHRAE members to schools without EUI data.

The WV State Commercial Building Energy Code is ASHRAE 90.1-2007. The State is looking at adopting ASHRAE 90.1-2010 in 2019. Our Chapter is planning several events in 2019 that will help engineers, designers, architects, contractors and manufacturers meet the new standard once it is adopted.

The Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) has created a series of maps to provide a national snapshot of building energy code adoption and implementation status. Please visit the bcapcodes.org website to view code status maps and view the historic timeline illustration of West Virginia energy code adoption.

David Cotton

Author: David Cotton