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Alabama Code Title 41. State Government § 41-9-172

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The director of the technical staff of the commission shall have the responsibility for developing said code and presenting it to the commission for adoption and, in fulfillment of such responsibility, may, as it becomes necessary, contract for the consultant services of architects, engineers and other technicians with a portion of the funds provided. It shall be the further responsibility of the director to keep the code updated and consistent with acceptable engineering and architectural practices by from time to time presenting the commission with recommended changes and modifications for adoption. The director shall, at the earliest possible date after the passage of this division, submit a state building code for any building or construction utilizing state funds to the commission for adoption. Said code shall contain provisions for an energy conservation code which regulates the thermal efficiency of the exterior of buildings and the efficiency of lighting design and climatic control in buildings.

The director shall include in the said code thermal and lighting efficiency standards which will meet the following criteria:

(1) Be applicable to all new and renovated buildings;  and

(2) Be no less stringent than the Appendix J of the standard building code.

Cite this article: - Alabama Code Title 41. State Government § 41-9-172 - last updated January 01, 2019 |

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