Building Code Resources

Related Resources

Hawaii State Building Code Council

International Code Council
Producer of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

Producer of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

Building Energy Code eLearning
Online training, including presentations, webcasts and self-paced training related to energy codes, including the IECC and ASHRAE 90.1

Building Codes Assistance Project
A nonprofit organization that promotes the adoption and advancement of energy codes.

Hawaii Energy
Energy conservation and efficiency program. Provides resources and incentives.


Hawaii Energy Efficiency Guidelines

Hawaii Homeowner’s Guide to Energy, Comfort & Value (PDF)

Field Guide for Energy Performance, Comfort, and Value in Hawaii Homes (PDF)

Hawaii Commercial Building Guidelines for Energy Efficiency (PDF)


Supplemental Checklists

Residential Checklist: IECC 2018 with State Amendments (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: IECC 2018 with State Amendments (PDF)

Residential Checklist: IECC 2015 with State Amendments (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: IECC 2015 with State Amendments (PDF)

Residential Checklist: Honolulu County Supplement (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: Honolulu County Supplement (PDF)

Residential Checklist: Hawaii County Supplement (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: Hawaii County Supplement (PDF)

Residential Checklist: Kauai Supplement (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: Kauai Supplement (PDF)

Residential Checklist: Maui Supplement (PDF)

Commercial Checklist: Maui Supplement (PDF)


County Energy Codes

Energy codes are adopted and enforced at the county level. Use the following links to check current status of county amendments and adoption.

Hawaii County
Contact: Neal Tanaka, [email protected]

Honolulu County 
Contact: Willard Nishigata, [email protected]

Kauai County
Contact: Douglas Haigh, [email protected]

Maui County
Contact: Lance Nakamura, [email protected]


Hawaii State Energy Office contact for energy code issues: Howard Wiig, [email protected]