PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL
[Filed March 5, 2019, 1:07 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 51-11R WAC, Adoption and amendment of the 2018 Washington State Energy Code, Residential.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The council will begin review of the 2018 changes to the national model energy code for residential buildings, the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code, and is soliciting changes to increase the energy efficiency of residential buildings pursuant to RCW 19.27A.160
Process for Developing New Rule: Technical advisory group review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Krista Braaksma, P.O. Box 41449, Olympia, WA 98504-1449, phone 360-407-9278, email SBCC@des.wa.gov, web site www.sbcc.wa.gov.
March 1, 2019