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Colorado Building and Energy Codes

Below you will find the energy code information for the listed jurisdiction. If no information is listed, we do not have that information.


Building Code:   2003 IBC
Residential Code:   2003 IRC
Mechanical Code:   2003 IMC
Plumbing Code:   2003 IPC
Energy Code:   2003 IECC
Fuel Gas Code:   2003 IFGC
Fire Code:   2003 IFC
Electric Code:   2002 NEC

Minimum insulation requirements: Exterior walls above grade R-16, basement walls R-10, walls adjacent to unconditioned space and crawlspace walls R-11, roof ceiling R-30, floors over unheated space R-19, floors over basements not required if basement walls are insulated. Heated slab on grade R-10, unheated slab on grade R-5. Arvada Amend 7-99

Contact Information:
G. Noel Vargo
Chief Building Official
8101 Ralson Rd
Arvada, CO 80001
720-898-7611 fax: 720-898-7603

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