Regulation Basics

Stay current on the latest in building performance regulations.

There are numerous regulations that affect buildings in Washington, DC. This suite of resources focuses specifically on the new Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) and the latest building code updates. These pages provide an overview of the regulations and links to government and industry resources for bringing your buildings into compliance.

Building Energy Performance Standards

Get the details on how the new legislation will affect existing buildings and those to be built in the future.

DC Building Codes 

We break down code changes for you and their impact on energy use.

Building Envelope Commissioning 

Get the basics on building envelope commissioning in DC.

Solar panel installation

Where DC’s Building Code Meets BEPS

Learn how DC’s Building Energy Performance Standards for existing buildings overlaps with DC Energy Conservation Code for new buildings.

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