Green Building United and its partners offer trainings and networking opportunities to support commercial energy code changes. Training for and communication between the architecture, engineering, and construction industries and the code enforcement community is essential for the City's full energy and energy cost savings potential to be realized.
Based on updated energy code requirements, the City of Philadelphia's Department of Licenses & Inspections has issued new documents to help inform permit holders (including contractors and design professionals) of the new processes and documentation standards. These documents also highlight the new certifications required by professionals retained to conduct the necessary system testing and commissioning.
To get started, refer to either the Commercial Energy Code Compliance Fact Sheet or the Residential Energy Compliance Fact Sheet to determine the specific requirements and the necessary supplemental documents.
The following Energy Code Checklists utilized by L&I Permit Issuance staff are also now available for review: