Alabama IECC Energy Codes - COMcheck Compliance

Commercial Insulation Alabama

Steel Building Insulation is a leading national supplier of metal building insulation systems. We offer energy saving insulation products that can meet or exceed Alabama Commercial Energy Codes, ASHRAE and IECC Standards. We have been serving Alabama residents and businesses, from rural, mountain communities to the Gulf Coast for over 30 years. Our top off the line products are designed to improve the energy efficiency in your metal building, resulting in a drastic reduction of energy costs and improved comfortability for your occupants.

Commercial building insulation mandates for the state of Alabama (AL) include that open-blown or poured loose-fill insulation not be used in attic roof spaces over ceilings where the slope is greater than 3:12 (ASHRAE 90.1-2007—Section 5.8.1.3), that vents, wherever they occur be baffled to deflect incoming air above insulation (ASHRAE 90.1-2007—Section 5.8.1.4), that recessed lights, equipment and ducts don’t affect insulation thickness (ASHRAE 90.1-2007—Section 5.8.1.6), that roof installation not be installed on a suspended ceiling containing removable ceiling panels (ASHRAE 90.1-2007—Section 5.8.1.8), and finally, that all exterior insulation be covered by protective material.

Our advisors can help you understand the requirements for your specific county. Call 1-800-486-8415.

IECC Energy Codes Alabama

Current Building Energy Code for Alabama: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013.

As of January 1, 2016; all Alabama commercial buildings must adhere to the energy codes as determined by The ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013. All new construction and significant renovations must conform to mandatory energy codes.

Amendments / Additional State Code Information:
No Amendments: 305-2-4-.08 Commercial Energy Code.
(1) The ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013 shall be implemented and enforced for commercial buildings.
(2) For purposes of enforcement, this code shall become effective on January 1, 2016.

Approved Compliance Tool: COMcheck
*Code Enforcement is Mandatory in the State of Alabama.

Energy Compliance Guide

 

The US Department of Energy provides a complete Compliance, Implementation and Evaluation Guide you can view or download, this guide is extremely thourough and will walk you through the steps you will need to complete in order to meet Alabama's Commercial Energy Codes. Click here to view Alabama State Certification of Commercial Building Energy Codes

Alabama Energy Code Climate Zones by County

LS = Fiberglass Insulation | ci = continuous insulation

County

Region

IECC Climate Zone

Roof Insulation

Wall Insulation

AutaugaHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
BaldwinHot-HumidZone 2AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
BarbourHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
BibbMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
BlountMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
BullockHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ButlerHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CalhounMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ChambersMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CherokeeMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ChiltonMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ChoctawHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ClarkeHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ClayMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CleburneMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CoffeeHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ColbertMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ConecuhHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CoosaMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CovingtonHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CrenshawHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
CullmanMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
DaleHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
DallasHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
DeKalbMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ElmoreHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
EscambiaHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
EtowahMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
FayetteMixed-Humid

Zone 3A

R-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
FranklinMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
GenevaHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
GreeneMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
HaleMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
HenryHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
HoustonHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
JacksonMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
JeffersonMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LamarMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LauderdaleMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LawrenceMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LeeMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LimestoneMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
LowndesHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MaconHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MadisonMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MarengoHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MarionMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MarshallMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MobileHot-HumidZone 2AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+R-6.5ci
MonroeHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MontgomeryHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
MorganMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
PerryHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
PickensMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
PikeHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
RandolphMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
RussellHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
ShelbyMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
St. ClairMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
SumterMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
TalladegaMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
TallapoosaMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
TuscaloosaMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
WalkerMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
WashingtonHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
WilcoxHot-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci
WinstonMixed-HumidZone 3AR-19+R-11 LS R-13+6.5ci

Some of the areas in Alabama that we have advisors are:

Birmingham, Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Hoover, Alabama
Dothan, Alabama
Decatur, Alabama
Auburn, Alabama
Madison, Alabama
Florence, Alabama
Gadsden, Alabama
Vestavia, Alabama
Prattville, Alabama
Phenix City, Alabama
Alabaster, Alabama

Below is a list of projects we've supplied the insulation for:

Steele, Alabama - New Construction

We make biweekly shipments to Alabama.  We have a minimum freight charge of $100 (the approximate cost of most small orders), and a maximum of $250 (the approximate cost of larger orders). Accessories typically ship UPS or FedEx, and freight is determined by the carrier.