Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) for commercial buildings - 2017

Last updated: 13 August 2019
The ECBC has been revised in 2017 to reflect the developments of technology maturity and to set higher benchmarks for building energy efficiency. Furthermore, the following parameters were included in addition to the components from the 2007 ECBC (building envelope, HVAC, water heating, lighting):

Renewable energy integration;
Ease of compliance;
Passive building design strategies; and
Flexibility for designers.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Space heating
  • Space cooling
  • Ventilation
  • Water heating
  • Lighting
  • Exterior lighting
  • Interior lighting
  • Energy management systems (buildings)
  • Building envelope