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New Jersey Building Energy Code

The regulation applies to commercial buildings in New Jersey, and states that all buildings must meet minimum requirements for energy efficiency.

Program Administrator:
NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA); US Department of Energy (DOE)

Applicable to:

  • Commercial buildings within the state of New Jersey


  • Commercial buildings must meet minimum requirements for energy efficiency and emissions reductions
  • New construction must adhere to building codes that specify the design and construction of the building to ensure best energy efficiency and minimum emissions.

A full list of requirements can be found at the Department of Energy’s website.

See program website for expiration dates.

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