Energy Code Adoption & Enforcement Grant Program

The Energy Code Adoption & Enforcement Grant Program is authorized by House Bill 22-1362, CRS 24-38.5-403 to support local governments with adoption, implementation, and enforcement of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) or an equivalent code, the model electric ready and solar ready code developed pursuant to CRS 24-38.5-401(5) or an equivalent code, and the model low energy and carbon code developed pursuant to CRS 24-38.5-401(6) or an equivalent code.

Further program details will be made available on this webpage with program launch expected in Spring 2023.

Contact information
Adam Berry,

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Type: Grant

For: Local jurisdictions

Amount: $2 million total

Match: TBD

Program Length: May 2023 - September 2027

Funding cycle: Continuous

Community Outreach

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), in partnership with Colorado Counties Inc., the Colorado Municipal League, the Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council, and the Colorado City & County Managers Association, are hosting a series of webinars/listening sessions that will cover the new building energy code requirements that passed in the 2022 Colorado legislative session in House Bill 22-1362, the Energy Code Adoption & Enforcement Grant Program, and energy code training programs. The sessions will also provide an opportunity for building officials, city councilors, city and county managers, county commissioners, and other local government officials and staff to provide input to CEO and DOLA on the development of the Energy Code Adoption & Enforcement Grant Program and other energy code training programs. There will be 3 opportunities to participate in a session on the dates and times listed below; each session will provide the same information.

  • January 12, 2023, 1:00-3:00 PM MT - register here
  • January 19, 2023, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM MT - register here
  • January 20, 2023, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM MT - register here

The slide deck used in the listening sessions can be found here.

Common questions asked in the January 12th listening session can be found here.

Please submit any additional feedback or information for the energy code direct grants and training programs - Energy Code Listening Session Feedback

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Applications will be reviewed and scored by a scoring committee. 

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