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Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy

Planning & Aid Division

Energy Programs & Information

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

P.O. Box 98922|Lincoln, NE 68509

Phone (402) 471-2186|Toll Free (877) 253-2603

Energy Codes

LB 405, which updates the Nebraska Energy Code from the 2009 IECC to the 2018 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2016, was passed by the state's Unicameral Legislature on May 2, 2019 and signed by the Governor on May 8, 2019.

The 2018 IECC code goes into effective July 1, 2020.

State Energy Program

The State Energy Program awards project funds to state energy offices through an annual competitive solicitation process.

HERS Ratings

A Home Energy Rating, completed by a Certified Home Energy Rater, is a comprehensive evaluation of the efficiency of a home which is not specifically related to the occupants or the structure alone.