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2012 International Building Code (IBC) Houston Amendments

2012 International Building Code (IBC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

2012 International Residential Code (IRC) Houston Amendments

2012 International Residential Code (IRC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) Houston Amendments

2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

2012 International Fire Code (IFC) Houston Amendments

2012 International Fire Code (IFC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

Life Safety Bureau (LSB) Standards

Houston Fire Marshal's Office Life Safety Bureau standards

Last updated: 7/18/2016

2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Amendments Residential Provisions

2015 IECC Amendments Residential provisions

Last updated: 10/3/2016

2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Amendments Commercial Provisions

2015 IECC Houston Commercial Amendments.

ASHRAE 90.1-2013 Houston Amendments

To establish the minimum energy efficiency requirements of buildings other than low-rise residential buildings for

a. design, construction, and a plan for operation and maintenance; and

b. utilization of on-site, renewable energy resources

Last updated: 12/9/2016

2012 Code Words

INTERPRETATIONS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE HOUSTON ADOPTED CODES: 2012 IBC, 2012 IRC, 2014 NEC, 2012 UMC, 2012 UPC, 2009 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2007

Published 11/17/16

Energy Testing Results (CE1302)

When the Residential Energy Code requires energy testing (air leakage and duct leakage tests), the results must be documented using this form. The testing must be done by an independent third party energy technician registered with the City of Houston. The results will need to be submitted to the Mechanical Inspector at the final inspection. If more than 3 systems are installed please fill out an additional form.

Last updated: 7/19/2019