Nebraska Revised Statute 72-804
Chapter 72 Section 804
New state building; code requirements.
(1) Any new state building shall meet or exceed the requirements of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code.
(2) Any new lighting, heating, cooling, ventilating, or water heating equipment or controls in a state-owned building and any new building envelope components installed in a state-owned building shall meet or exceed the requirements of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code.
(3) The State Building Administrator of the Department of Administrative Services, in consultation with the State Energy Office, may specify:
(a) A more recent edition of the International Energy Conservation Code;
(b) Additional energy efficiency or renewable energy requirements for buildings; and
(c) Waivers of specific requirements which are demonstrated through life-cycle cost analysis to not be in the state's best interest. The agency receiving the funding shall be required to provide a life-cycle cost analysis to the State Building Administrator.