City of San Antonio - Energy Conservation Code

Program City of San Antonio - Energy Conservation Code
Category Regulatory Policy
Implementing sector Local
Last Update
State Texas
Sectors Residential

The City of San Antonio city council approves and adopts the recommendations of the mayor’s sustainable task force. The city supports the adoption and implementation of energy provisions that result in energy savings ranging from 15%-30% when compared to the 2008 code. The provisions include the goal of net-zero carbon by 2030. San Antonio wants to provide flexibility to permit the use of innovative approaches and techniques to achieve the effective use of energy and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The city approves the goals of the following recommendations of the sustainable building task force. One of the main goals for improving on energy use reduction is education on previous incentives and rebates for buildings that exceed minimum code requirements. The city is trying to educate about sustainable building practices and incentives more than provide specific policy that backs these goals.

Sec. 10-92. Provides the additions to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and outlines the specifics for the energy conservation code.

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