Maryland IECC Energy Codes | COMcheck Compliance

Maryland Energy Codes

Thermal energy loss is one of the single largest financial drains of a building owner’s budget, and many Maryland business owners and contractors are choosing to re-insulate their commercial metal buildings in order to drastically reduce energy costs and create a comfortable working environment for their employees.

Steel Building Insulation, a division of Building Outlet Corp., is a leading national provider of metal building insulation systems and vinyl insulation retrofit materials for the State of Maryland. With more than 30 years in the business and access to more than 400 installers and 50 different laminating and shipping points nationwide, we have become one of the Top suppliers of metal buildng insulation for new construction, and retrofit projects in existing steel buildings from coast to coast.

Applying HVAC and insulation upgrades not only drastically reduce your energy bills, but is less costly than you might think. Our company is not tied to one particular metal building insulation manufacturer, which means that you, the consumer, benefits from savings as high as 50 percent with manufacturers across the country competing for your business.

We supply fiberglass insulation blankets, facings, tabs and a wide range of accessories from insulation, double-sided and thermal break tape to steel banding, InsulHold coils, pins and plastic washers. Whether you are in the market for metal roof insulation, or ceiling or wall insulation, our team of qualified insulation specialists can help simplify the process, ensuring that you end up with the highest quality insulation products at the lowest possible price – and that your investment will ultimately pay for itself in as brief a time as possible.


IECC Maryland

Current Building Energy Code for Maryland: 2015 IECC

Amendments / Additional State Code Information:
Maryland allows each jurisdiction to make local amendments to the code provided those amendments do not weaken the code requirements.
View Maryland State Certification of Residential and Commercial Building Energy Codes.

All new public construction and major renovations larger than 7,500 square feet must achieve the LEED Silver level or two Green Globes. Between 2009 and 2014 the state must pay for half the additional cost required for public schools to meet this standard.

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

Maryland Energy Code Climate Zones by County

LS = Fiberglass Insulation | ci = continuous insulation



IECC Climate Zone

Roof Insulation

Wall Insulation

AlleganyMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
Anne ArundelMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
BaltimoreMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CalvertMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CarolineMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CarrollMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CecilMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CharlesMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DorchesterMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FrederickMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GarrettCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HarfordMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HowardMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
KentMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MontgomeryMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
Prince George'sMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
Queen Anne'sMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SomersetMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
St. Mary'sMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
TalbotMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WashingtonMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WicomicoMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WorcesterMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci

Our Insulation advisors are in all counties in MD, some are the following areas:
Baltimore, Maryland
Frederick, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Bowie, Maryland
Hagerstown, Maryland
Annapolis, Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Salisbury, Maryland
Laurel, Maryland

We ship to Maryland every other week. Our minimum freight charge is $100, which is typical for small orders, and our maximum, $250, which is standard for large orders. Accessories typically ship via UPS or FedEx, and freight is determined by the carrier.