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Energy Code Enforcement Notification
The Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development is committed to increasing efforts that promote energy conservation throughout the community as part of the county-wide Gwinnett Environmental Sustainability Program. Implementation of the program began in 2009 with the establishment of best practices and adoption of policies which directly contribute to the protection of our environment and the efficient use of vital resources including energy and water. Please see the Energy Code Enforcement Notification (PDF) for more information.

For additional information, please contact Dana Baites (Division Plan Review Manager) at 678.518.6041 or with questions regarding changes in energy code enforcement and Joel Rodriguez (Building Inspections Manager) at 678.518.6035 or with specific inspection-related questions.

Energy Code Enforcement Notification (PDF)
Energy Conservation for Construction Brochure (PDF)

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)
Enviromental and Heritage CenterLeadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies intended to improve performance in metrics such as energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Hamilton Mill LibraryDeveloped by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is intended to provide building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. Gwinnett County has set an example of LEED certified buildings including the Environmental and Heritage Center, the Hamilton Mill Public Library and the Police Training Facility.

Helpful Links
Below are links to several agencies and organizations associated with energy conservation and codes.

LEED Certification - U.S. Green Building Council
COMcheck & REScheck energy compliance software - U.S. Department of Energy
Residential Energy Services Network
Building Owners and Managers Association International
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers