Ohio IECC Building Energy Codes | COMcheck Compliance

Ohio Energy Codes

Steel Building Insulation, a division of Building Outlet Corp., has provided affordable insulation repair solutions to Ohio consumers for more than 30 years. We offer an extensive line of name-brand, top quality insulation blankets and related products and accessories available at drastically reduced prices.

When Ohio metal building owners, architects and contractors see drastic increases in their thermal energy and building maintenance costs, the primary cause is often damaged, faulty or inadequate metal building insulation.

Whether your intent is to keep heat in or out, repairing or replacing your building or commercial space's current insulation system drastically reduces your usage of expensive heating and cooling equipment. While there are a variety of factors like fire, pests, moisture and condensation issues that can wreak havoc on existing metal building insulation, rectifying these problems is surprisingly manageable and affordable, particularly when compared with the substantial costs associated with thermal energy loss.

Condensation issues are among the most common and can result from a lack of insulation, insufficient insulation or damaged or torn insulation. Steel Building Insulation provides insulation blankets for metal building and vinyl insulation repair projects in a wide range of R-values depending on your desired level of effectiveness. We often recommend double-layer, high R-Value systems for insulation repair, as these have proven extremely effective in condensation prevention.

Our insulation panels and blankets can be delivered to virtually any accessible jobsite, and will arrive to you in color-coded, pre-cut rolls to allow for seamless installation. In addition to insulation panels, Steel Building Insulation carries facings, tabs and a multitude of accessories such as metal building insulation patch tape, steel banding, thermal blocks, and washer and stick pins to assist you with insulation repair projects of any size or scope.

Contact Us to find out how adequately insulating or repairing existing insulation in your metal building will save you tremendous amounts of money over its lifetime.


Current Building Energy Code for Ohio: 2012 IECC with Amendments

Amendments / Additional State Code Information:

2012 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 with amendments Commercial

1. Section C101.4.3
a. Exception 5 shall read "Roof recover or roof repair."
b. Exception 6 shall read "Roofs without insulation in the cavity and where the sheathing or insulation is exposed during reroofing shall be insulated either above or below the sheathing."
c. Renumber exceptions 6, 7, and 8 as 7, 8, and 9.

2. Section C202 add the following definitions:

  • REROOFING. The process of recovering or replacing an existing roof covering. See "Roof recover" and "Roof replacement."
  • ROOF RECOVER. The process of installing an additional roof covering over a prepared existing roof covering without removing the existing roof covering.
  • ROOF REPAIR. Reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing roof for the purpose of its maintenance.
  • ROOF REPLACEMENT. The process of removing the existing roof covering, repairing any damaged substrate and installing a new roof covering.

3. Section C402.2.1.1: Delete existing section and Table C402.2.1.1 and replace with new section which reads "C402.2.1.1 Roof replacement. For roof replacements, where the existing roof assembly is part of the building thermal envelope and contains insulation entirely above deck, roof replacement shall include compliance with the requirements of Table C402.1.2 or Table C 402.2." 1301.3

Modifications to ASHRAE 90.1.The following changes shall be made to the ASHRAE 90.1:

Addenda ap, cj, and de included in the ASHRAE "Standard 90.1 -2010 Addenda 2013 Supplement Package" as found on the ASHRAE website are also adopted and intended to be applicable to computer rooms and data centers. Addenda dd included in the ASHRAE "Standard 90.1 -2010 Addenda 2013 Supplement Package" as found on the ASHRAE website is also adopted and intended to be applicable to roofing projects. Section Circulating Pump Controls: Disregard/Delete section. Section 8.4.2 Automatic Receptacle Control: Disregard/Delete section.

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

Ohio Energy Code Climate Zones by County

LS = Fiberglass Insulation | ci = continuous insulation



IECC Climate Zone

Roof Insulation

Wall Insulation

AdamsMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AllenCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AshlandCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AshtabulaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AthensCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AuglaizeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
BelmontCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
BrownMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ButlerCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CarrollCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ChampaignCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ClarkCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ClermontMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ClintonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ColumbianaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CoshoctonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CrawfordCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CuyahogaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DarkeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DefianceCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DelawareCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ErieCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FairfieldCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FayetteCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FranklinCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FultonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GalliaMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GeaugaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GreeneCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GuernseyCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HamiltonMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HancockCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HardinCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HarrisonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HenryCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HighlandCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HockingCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HolmesCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HuronCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
JacksonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
JeffersonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
KnoxCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LakeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LawrenceMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LickingCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LoganCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LorainCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LucasCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MadisonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MahoningCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MarionCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MedinaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MeigsCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MercerCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MiamiCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MonroeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MontgomeryCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MorganCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MorrowCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MuskingumCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
NobleCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OttawaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PauldingCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PerryCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PickawayCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PikeMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PortageCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PrebleCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PutnamCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
RichlandCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
RossCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SanduskyCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SciotoMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SenecaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ShelbyCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
StarkCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SummitCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
TrumbullCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
TuscarawasCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
UnionCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
Van WertCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
VintonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WarrenCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WashingtonMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WayneCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WilliamsCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WoodCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WyandotCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci

Some of our advisors based in Ohio are:
Columbus, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
Akron, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Parma, Ohio
Canton, Ohio
Youngstown, Ohio
Lorain, Ohio

Below is a list of the jobs we've supplied insulation to in Ohio:
Perrysville, Ohio - Retrofit Wall & Roof Insulation
Ashtabula, Ohio - Insulation Blankets, Facing Materials and Accessories for New Construction
Marysville, Ohio - Materials for Insulating an Industrial Steel Building

We make biweekly shipments to Ohio. Our minimum freight charge is $100, which is typical for small orders, and, at maximum, $250, which is standard for large orders. Accessories typically ship via UPS or FedEx, and freight is determined by the carrier.