Residential Construction Energy Code Requirements

Case Study: Helena Area Habitat for Humanity Home

The recently constructed Helena Area Habitat for Humanity home was built with extra insulation and air sealing providing the home with an annual heating bill of $100. To read more about this home and for photos please click here.

Planning to Purchase or Build a New Home in Montana?  

Montana has a state-wide energy code that governs all new home construction.  


Use the Energy Code Guide to help ensure your new home is comfortable, healthy, and energy code compliant.

These codes are for the homeowner's protection. So talk with your builder and look for the blue Energy Component Label on the electrical panel of your recently completed new home.

What the energy code means for you:



The Energy Code Compliance Newsletter offers best practices for code officials, builders, and people in the marketplace for new residential buildings in Montana.