While we strive to keep our information current, this is not an all-inclusive list. Please contact the individual agency for updated program information. If you would like your cool roof code, standard, or program referenced, or if you know of any that should be added to the list, please contact us. To find more codes and programs in your area, visit www.dsireusa.org.

Last Updated December 13, 2019
State Location Agency Program Name Program Type

Arkansas

  Southwestern Electric Power Company AEP SWEPCO - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs Commercial
California
Anaheim Anaheim Public Utilities

Customized Energy Incentives

Business
New Construction Incentives Program 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
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Custom Performance Program Commercial
Pacific Power Wattsmart Incentives Business
Northern and Central CA Pacific Gas & Electric Energy Efficiency Rebates for Multifamily Properties Multifamily Residential
Pasadena Pasadena Department of Water and Power Cool Roof Rebate Residential
Riverside GreenRiverside

Weatherization Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Residential
Colorado Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, Loveland Efficiency Works Electric Efficiency Program Business
Florida
  Progress Energy Florida Cool Roof Incentive Commercial
Orlando Orlando Utilities Commission Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Commercial

Georgia

  Georgia Power Georgia Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Commercial
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
Kentucky Louisville Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government City of Louisville Cool Roof Rebate Program Residential and Non-residential

Michigan

  DTE Energy DTE Energy (Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Commercial

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 Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Commercial
Texas   AEP Texas (Central, North and SWEPCO) Companies AEP (Central, North and SWEPCO) - Commercial Solutions Program Commercial
City of Austin, Travis County, and a small portion of Williamson County Austin Energy (City of Austin's municipal utility) Energy Savings for your Business 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
City of Austin, Travis County, and a small portion of Williamson County Austin Energy (City of Austin's municipal utility) Austin Energy - Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Residential
  CenterPoint Energy CenterPoint Energy - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs Commercial and Industrial
  El Paso Electric Company El Paso Electric Company - Small Business and Large Commercial Programs Commercial
  El Paso Electric Company El Paso Electric Company - SCORE Program for Counties, Municipalities, and Schools Public
  Oncor Electric Delivery Oncor Electric Delivery - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program Commercial and Industrial
San Antonio CPS Energy Commercial Solutions Program Commercial

Energy Cool Roof Rebate Program

Residential
  TXU Energy TXU - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program Commercial
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
Last Updated December 12, 2019
State Location Agency Program Name Program Type
California Anaheim Anaheim Public Utilities New Construction Incentives Program Commercial, Industrial and Institutional
Regional Pacific Gas and Electric Customized Retrofit Incentives Nonresidential
Regional Savings by Design Nonresidential
Roseville Roseville Electric Business Customized Rebate Program Business
Minnesota Regional Xcel Energy Custom Efficiency Program Business
Texas Regional Entergy Commercial Solutions Program Commercial
Last Updated December 12, 2019
State Location Agency Program Name Program Type
California
Statewide HERO Program Roof Replacement Financing 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
Tallahassee
Florida 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
Last Updated March 20, 2020
State Agency Code or Ordinance Website
Alabama Alabama Energy and Residential Codes (AERC) Board Alabama State Building Code Alabama Energy and Residential Codes
California California Energy Commission California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards
(Title 24, Part 6)
California Energy Commission
City of Chula Vista Green Building Code City of Chula Vista
City of Los Angeles Los Angeles Green Building Code Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
Los Angeles County Title 31 Green Building Standards Code Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
Canada City of Toronto Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 492, Green Roofs City of Toronto
Colorado City of Denver Green Buildings Ordinance City of Denver
Florida Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation Florida Building Code Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
City of Miami Beach City of Miami Beach, Urban Heat Island Ordinance No. 2019-4252 Miami Beach Rising Above
Georgia Georgia Department of Community Affairs Georgia Building Code Georgia Department of Community Affairs
City of Atlanta City of Atlanta, Chapter 75 - Sustainable Development Design Standards City of Atlanta
Hawaii Hawaii State Energy Office Hawaii Energy Building Code Hawaii State Energy Office
County of Kauai Kauai Energy Code Council of the County of Kauai
Illinois City of Chicago Chicago Building Code City of Chicago
New York City of New York Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State New York State Department of State
Philadelphia City of Philadelphia Philadelphia Energy Conservation Code City of Philadelphia
Texas State of Texas Energy Conservation Code of the Texas Industrialized Housing and Buildings Program State of Texas
City of Austin City of Austin Building Technical Codes City of Austin
City of Dallas Dallas Green Construction Code (enacted by Green Ordinance No. 30327) City of Dallas
City of Houston City of Houston Construction Code City of Houston
Washington, DC District of Columbia District of Columbia Construction Code District of Columbia
Last Updated March 20, 2020
Code Title Edition Description Website
ASHRAE 90.1 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings (I-P Edition) 2019 This model code provides the minimum requirements for energy-efficient design of most buildings, except low-rise residential buildings. The code becomes mandatory once it is adopted by a jurisdiction. Roofs are required to meet minimum three-year-aged solar reflectance and thermal emittance values. ASHRAE
ASHRAE 90.2 Energy-Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings 2018 This model code establishes minimum whole-building energy performance requirements for energy-efficient residential buildings. The code becomes mandatory once it is adopted by a jurisdiction. Roofs are required to meet minimum three-year-aged solar reflectance and thermal emittance values. ASHRAE
IECC International Energy Conservation Code 2018 This model code regulates the minimum energy conservation and efficiency requirements for new buildings. ICC - International Code Council
IgCC International Green Conservation Code 2018 This model codes takes a whole system approach to the design, construction and operation of buildings that result in better indoor environments and lower impact on natural resources. The code becomes mandatory once it is adopted by a jurisdiction. Roofs are required to meet minimum three-year-aged solar reflectance and thermal emittance values. ICC - International Code Council
RESNET Standard for the Calculation and Labeling of the Energy Performance of Low-Rising Residential Buildings using the HERS Index 2019 This standard provides a consistent, uniform methodology for evaluating and labeling the energy performance of Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units, including all detached and attached housing types. Requires compliance with minimum solar absorptance and thermal emittance values. RESNET
Last Updated March 20, 2020
Location Agency Program or Standard Description Website
National Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) School Projects; 2014 Edition, with 2016 Title 24 Parts 6 & 11 Compliance The goals of CHPS are to fundamentally change the design, construction, and operation of schools to protect student and staff health; conserve energy, water, and other natural resources; and reduce waste, pollution, and environmental degradation. The standard becomes mandatory if the school is funded by the State Department of Education.

Roofs are required to be CRRC rated and meet a minimum Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) value.
CHPS
National US Environmental Protection Agency / US Department of Energy

ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Roof Products; Specification 3.0; 2017 ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed label for energy efficient products. ENERGY STAR certified roofs are required to have minimum initial and three-year aged solar reflectance values. ENERGY STAR
United Stated and Canada Green Building Initiative Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings; ANSI/GBI 01; 2019 Green Globes is an online assessment protocol, rating system, and guidance for green building design, operation and management. It is interactive, flexible and affordable, and provides market recognition of a building’s environmental attributes through third-party assessment. Green Globes
California Build It Green
GreenPoint Rating System
GreenPoint Rating The GreenPoint Rated label shows that your home remodel was built to trusted environmental standards and evaluated by a certified GreenPoint Rater. GreenPoint
National National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Standard; ICC/ASHRAE 700; 2015 Voluntary standard for green building design and construction. Contains a heat island mitigation compliance option based on SRI. NAHB
International US Green Building Council (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Site Sustainability - Heat Island Reduction; Version 4.1 A third-party green building certification program and the globally recognized standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings and neighborhoods. Offers a heat island mitigation compliance credit based on minimum solar reflectance, thermal emittance, and SRI. LEED
National Viridiant EarthCraft House Technical Guidelines; 2018 The EarthCraft House Technical Guidelines apply to all new construction and gut rehab projects in the EarthCraft House program, including single-family homes, duplexes, and townhomes. Requires installation of ENERGY STAR certified roof product. Viridiant
California California Building Standards Commission

CALGreen
California Green Building Standards Code; Title 24 Part 11; 2019 California's Green Building Standards Code CALGreen
New Jersey New Jersey, State of New Jersey Green Building Manual; 2019 New Jersey Green Building Manual Green Manual
Washington Washington, State of Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard; Version 3.0.1 Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard (ESDS) ESDS