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Arkansas Energy Office to host public hearings on the state Energy Conservation Code and Weatherization Assistance Program

The Arkansas Energy Office (AEO) is in the processing of adopting rules for administering two popular programs and will host public hearings for comments.

International Energy Conservation Code

The AEO is in the process of adopting rules for administering Act 7 of 1981.  The purpose for this rule is to update the residential energy standard from the International Energy Conservation Code 2003 to International Energy Conservation Code 2009.

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is soliciting comments on the proposed rules filed with the Secretary of State on March 6, 2014.  A public hearing for the proposed rule will be held at 6:00 p.m. on March 18, 2014 at the Jess Odom Community Center, South Room, 1100 Edgewood Drive, Maumelle, Arkansas.  Copies of the proposed rule may be found here or may be obtained by calling (501) 682-7678.  Written comments may be submitted through April 9, 2014 by mailing them to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, J.D. Lowery, 900 West Capitol, Suite 400, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201 or by faxing them to (501) 682-7499.  Comments will also be accepted via email at  .

Weatherization Assistance Program

The AEO is also in the process of adopting rules for administering the Weatherization Assistance Program.

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is soliciting comments on the proposed rules filed with the Secretary of State on March 6, 2014.  A public hearing for the proposed rule will be held at 10:00 a.m. on March 21, 2014 at Pulaski Technical College, Business & Industry Center, 3303 East Roosevelt Road, Room 202, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Copies of the proposed rule may be found here or may be obtained by calling (501) 682-7390.  Written comments may be submitted through April 21, 2014 by mailing them to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Doris Wright, Program Manager, 900 West Capitol, Suite 400, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201 or by faxing them to (501) 682-7499.  Comments will also be accepted via email at .

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