Seattle Energy Code Update | Resources

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The City of Seattle is updating the 2018 energy code for commercial and multi-family buildings to substantially lower greenhouse gas emissions.

We've uploaded several documents to help you to understand the benefits of the new codes and if you live in Seattle, to offer support:
• A summary of the updated code is here.
• To find out the benefits of the codes toward energy efficiency, click here.
• For information on outreach done by the Seattle Department of Constructions & Inspections (SDCI), read here.
• For the S2030D's Executive Director's letter of support, click here.

The target date to implement the updates is March 15, 2021. If you would like to send a message to your local Councilmember for support, go to the NRDC Action Fund page.