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Last update: April 4, 2016.

State Location Agency Program Name Program Type
California
Anaheim Anaheim Public Utilities

Customized Energy Incentives

Business
New Construction Incentives Program Business
Burbank Burbank Water and Power Energy Solutions: Business Rebate Program Business

Business Bucks

Business
Long Beach Long Beach Development Services Residential Energy Rebate Program Residential
Los Angeles Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Residential: Rebates & Programs Residential
Pacific Power Wattsmart Incentives Business
Northern and Central CA Pacific Gas & Electric Energy-Efficient Cool Roof Rebate Residential
Energy Efficiency Rebates for Multifamily Properties Multifamily Residential
Customized Retrofit Incentives Business
Riverside GreenRiverside

Whole House Program

Weatherization Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Residential
Roseville Roseville Electric New Commercial Construction Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Commercial
Business Customized Rebate Program Business
Business New Construction/Tenant Improvement Design Incentive Program Business
Sacramento County and Parts of Placer County Sacramento Municipality District (SMUD) Residential Cool Roof Rebate Program Residential
Southern California Southern California Edison Home Upgrades Projects Residential
Colorado Fort Collins Fort Collins Utilities Electric Efficiency Program Business
Florida
  Progress Energy Florida Cool Roof Incentive Commercial
Orlando Orlando Utilities Commission Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Residential
Idaho   Idaho Power

Building Efficiency for Commercial Construction

Commercial
Commercial Custom Efficiency Rebate Program Commercial
Easy Upgrades for Simple Retrofits Rebate Program Business
Rocky Mountain Power Wattsmart Incentives Business

Illinois

Chicago City of Chicago Small Business Improvement Fund Business

New Jersey

  New Jersey Board of Public Utilities New Jersey SmartStart Building Rebates Commerical
New York Long Island PSEG Long Island Cool Roof Rebates Commercial

Oregon

  Idaho Power Easy Upgrades Program Commercial
Texas City of Austin, Travis County, and a small portion of Williamson County Austin Energy (City of Austin's municipal utility) Power Saver Program (Reflective Roofing) Commercial
City of Austin, Travis County, and a small portion of Williamson County Austin Energy (City of Austin's municipal utility) Commercial New Construction Efficiency Rebates Commercial
San Antonio CPS Energy

New Construction Efficiency Rebates

Commercial
Commercial Custom Rebates Commercial

New Construction Rebates

Residential
Utah   Rocky Mountain Power Wattsmart Incentives Business
Wyoming   Rocky Mountain Power Wattsmart Incentives Business
United States  
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

179D Tax Deduction for Energy Efficient Buildings

Commercial
Canada Toronto
City of Toronto

Eco-Roof Incentive Program

Residential, Industrial, Commercial, & Institutional
State Location Agency Program Name Program Type
California
Anaheim Anaheim Public Utilities New Construction Incentives Program Commercial, Industrial and Institutional
  Pacific Gas and Electric Customized Retrofit Incentives Nonresidential
Savings by Design Nonresidential
  Roseville Electric Business New Construction/Tenant Improvement Design Incentive Program Business
Minnesota
  Xcel Energy Business New Construction Program Business
Texas
  Entergy Entergy Texas Commercial Solutions Commercial
Entergy Texas Residential Solutions Local Governments
State Location Agency Program Name Program Type
Alabama
  Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Local Government Energy Loan Program Local Governments, K-12 Public Schools Systems
California
Statewide HERO Program Roof Replacement Financing Program Residential
Anaheim Anaheim Public Utilities Residential Rehabilitation Loan and Energy Efficiency Grants Program Residential
Placer County mPower Program Energy Efficiency Financing Program Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, and Multifamily
Southern California Southern California Gas Company Home Energy Upgrade Financing Residential
Colorado
Boulder County Boulder County Climate Smart Loan Program Residential, Commercial and Government
Florida
Tallahassee City of Tallahassee Energy Efficiency Loan Program Residential and Commercial
Kentucky
  Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Energy Efficiency Enterprise Microloan Program Commercial
Minnesota
  Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Home Improvement Loans: Fix-up Fund Residential
New Hampshire
  Community Loan Fund Enterprise Energy Fund Business and Nonprofit
Ohio
  Ohio Treasurer of State Energy Conservation for Ohio (ECO-Link) Residential
South Carolina
  South Carolina Energy Office ConserFund State Agencies, Public Colleges/Universities, School Districts, Local Government and Private Nonprofits
Vermont
 
Vermont Economic Development Authority
Small Business Energy Loan Program Small Business
Commercial Energy Loan Program Business
Energy Loan Guarantee Program Businesses
Location Agency Policy Name Description Solar Reflectance
Minimum Requirement
thermal Emittance
Minimum Requirement
Contact
Arizona Arizona Office of Energy Policy Executive Order 2005-05 All state funded buildings must meet LEED Silver Must meet LEED Silver (points for cool roofs) Energy Conservation Standards,
Public Buildings
Jim Westberg
602-771-1145
jimw@azcommerce.com
Arkansas Arkansas Energy Office 2009 IECC 2003 IECC for residential buildings; ASHRAE 90.1-2001 for commercial buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) Arkansas Energy Office
Commercial: Susan Recken
501-682-7334
srecken@1800arkansas.com
 California California Energy Commission Title 24 2013
CRRC Title 24 2013 Summary
Performance credits for inclusion of cool roofs in buildings; CRRC named as supervisory entity Varies by region, slope, and roofing product density  (See CRRC Title 24 2013 Summary) Varies by region, slope, and roofing product density  (See CRRC Title 24 2013 Summary) Title 24 Hotline
916-654-5106
title24@energy.state.ca.us
California Building Standards Commission 2013 CALGreen Reach code adopted by some cities in California Varies by roof type, climate zone, and the version of CALGreen adopted (Tier 1 or Tier 2). See code for exceptions Varies by roof type, climate zone, and the version of CALGreen adopted (Tier 1 or Tier 2). See code for exceptions Building Standards Commission
916-263-0916
cbsc@dgs.ca.gov
City of San Jose San Jose’s Green Building Policies Requires LEED qualification for certain building types;
(See LEED for requirements)
   

Jennifer Seguin
(408) 277-5533
jennifer.seguin@ci.sj.ca.us

Chicago, IL Department of Buildings Chicago Energy Conservation Code Section 18-13--101.5.4.1 through 18-13-101.5.4.3 Labeled by the CRRC or ENERGY STAR Low Slope (0:12-2:12 pitch): Initial 0.72 OR Aged 0.5 Medium Slope (2:12-5:12): Initial 0.15. See code for exceptions. None Buildings Department Main Office
312-743-3600
Contact Form
Dallas, TX Dallas City Council Dallas Green Building Ordinance Section 4303.3. of the Green Building Ordinance Initial SR: 0.65
Aged SR: 0.50
None 214-670-6646
GreenDallas@dallascityhall.com, or 214-948-4535 (building inspection permit center)
Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation Florida Building Energy Code Mandatory statewide for residential buildings 0.25 for prescriptive path. Credit can also be taken in performance path. None Main Info Line
850-487-1824
support@ecodes.biz
Georgia Georgia Department of Community Affairs Georgia Construction Code IECC 2009 (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007) Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) Main Info line
404-679-3118
Hawaii Hawaii State Energy Office: Energy Programs 2009 IECC Code (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), with the exception of Kauai County's Energy Code Mandatory in Kauai counties for commercial buildings (for the remaining counties, see ASHRAE) (See ASHRAE for requirements) Kauai County: 0.75
Other counties: (See ASHRAE for requirements)
808-587-3811
hwiig@dbedt.hawaii.gov
Houston, TX City of Houston City of Houston Commercial Energy Conservation Code 2009 IECC for commerical buildings Low Slope: 0.70 Low Slope: 0.75 Main Contact Line
713-837-0311
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Technology Assessment Division

Commercial: ASHRAE/IESNA
90.1-2007

Low-rise Residential: IECC 2009

Mandatory statewide for residential and commercial buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) 225-342-4500
info@dnr.state.la.us
New Mexico New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department Commercial: 2009 IECC with amendments (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007) Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) Fermin Aragon
505-827-7030 fermin.aragon@state.nm.us or Construction Industries Division, 505-476-4700 rldcid@state.nm.us
New York New York City New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007) Mandatory citywide for all new buildings and alterations (see ASHRAE for requirements) constructioncodes@buildings.nyc.gov or support@ecodes.biz
North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal, Engineering and Codes Division 2009 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2007 for non-residential buildings Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) Engineering and Codes Division
919-661-5880
South Carolina South Carolina Energy Office, Building Energy Codes

2009 IECC

(references ASHRAE 90.1-2007)

Mandatory statewide for commercial and residential buildings (see ASHRAE for requirements) South Carolina State Energy Office
803-737-8030
Texas State Energy Conservation Office Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007). State owned/funded: ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2010 Mandatory for Commercial and state owned/funded buildings. (see ASHRAE for requirements) State Energy Conservation Office
512-463-1931
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Energy Division: Tropical Energy Code Model Tropical Energy Code Mandatory for all new and renovated nonresidential and residential, prescriptive roofing requirements, must be rated by the CRRC Low-slope: Aged Solar Reflectance 0.55, Thermal Emittance 0.75 OR aged SRI 64 Energy Division
670-664 4480
United States ASHRAE 90.1-2007 (Commercial Buildings) If a cool roof is used in climate zones 1, 2 or 3, the minimum requirement for insulation is reduced. CRRC is recognized as an informative reference. 0.70 or an SRI of 82. 0.75 Claire Ramspeck
404-636-8400
cramspeck@ashrae.org
United States ASHRAE 90.1-2010 (Commercial Buildings) Cool roofs required in climate zones 1, 2 or 3 (See exceptions) Aged reflectance of 0.55 (alternatives include an aged SRI of 64 or increased insulation). 0.75 (aged) Claire Ramspeck
404-636-8400
cramspeck@ashrae.org
United States ASHRAE 90.1-2013 (Commercial Buildings) Cool roofs required in climate zones 1, 2 or 3 (See exceptions) Aged reflectance of 0.55 (alternatives include an aged SRI of 64 or increased insulation). 0.75 (aged) Claire Ramspeck
404-636-8400
cramspeck@ashrae.org


List of States with ASHRAE or IECC requirements

Alabama
Alabama Energy Codes, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 334-242-5100

Connecticut
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 860-424-3000

Delaware
Division of Energy and Climate, ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 302-735-3480

IdahoOffice of Energy Resources, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 208-332-1660

Illinois
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Commercial: 2009 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 217-785-2023

Indiana
Fire and Building Code Enforcement, Commercial: ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 317-232-7648

Iowa
Office of Energy Independence, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 515-725-0435

Kentucky
Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 502-573-0373

Maryland
Maryland Building Performance Standards, 2012 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2010), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 410-514-7218

Massachusetts
Energy and Environmental Affairs, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 617-626-7300

Michigan
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Based on ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 517-241-9313   bccinfo@michigan.gov

Montana
Department of Environmental Quality, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 406-841-5200

Nebraska
Nebraska Energy Office, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 402-471-2867

Nevada
Office of Energy, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 775-687-1850

New Jersey
Department of Community Affairs, ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 609-292-7898

New Hampshire
State Building Code Review Board, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 603-223-4289

New York
Division of Code Enforcement and Administration, Based on 2009 IECC and references ASHRAE 90.1-2007, Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 518-474-4073 codes@dos.state.ny.us

Pennsylvania
Department of Labor and Industry, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 717-787-3806

Rhode Island
Building Code Commission, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 401-222-3033

Utah
Utah Building Energy Efficiency Strategies, Commercial: 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 801-707-1605

Vermont
Department of Public Service, Based on 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 802-828-3183

Virginia
Department of Housing and Community Development, 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 804-371-7000 cindy.davis@dhcd.virginia.gov

Washington DC
Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, 2008 D.C. Construction Codes (based on ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 202-442-4400

Wisconsin
Department of Safety and Professional Services, State-specific code incorporates the 2009 IECC (references ASHRAE 90.1-2007), Mandatory statewide for commercial buildings, (see ASHRAE for requirements), 608-266-3151

Agency Location Program Name Solar Reflectance
Minimum Requirement
thermal Emittance
Minimum Requirement
Contact
Environmental Protection Agency/Department of Energy Federal ENERGY STAR Low-slope: 0.65 (0.50 aged)Steep-slope: 0.25 (0.15 aged) None 888-STAR-YES
U.S. Green Building Council International

LEEDTM Rating Systems

Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of 82 (64 aged) for low-slope and 39 (32 aged) for steep-sloped roofs. 202-828-7422
leedinfo@usgbc.org
Green Building Initiative U.S. and Canada Green Globes SRI Index of 78 or higher for low-slope, 29 or higher for steep-slope 877-GBI-GBI1 info@thegbi.org
City of Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Green Building Program (Home, Commercial, Multi-Family and Tennant Improvement-Specific Programs) Varies by program, SRI Index of 78 or higher for low-slope, 29 or higher for steep-slope, ENERGY STAR or CRRC certified roof 480-312-7080