Idaho Energy Code Circuit Rider Program

The Idaho Energy Code Circuit Rider program is dedicated to educating citizens and stakeholders on the practical value of energy codes. Dave Freelove, Idaho's current Circuit Rider, is a key resource for Idaho energy code questions, code interpretations, and enforcement strategies. He assists local jurisdictions, permitting departments, building officials, and design and construction professionals by providing energy code assistance through:

  • Technical support via email and telephone
  • On site education, training, and technical assistance for Idaho code jurisdictions and other industry professionals, and
  • Consistent code interpretations, installations, and enforcement techniques.

All services are offered free of charge. 

For energy code questions, assistance, or to request a training, Mr. Freelove can be contacted by email at or by phone at 208-880-7589. Questions may also be directed to the IDABO office at 208-321-9182 or through

Funding for the program is provided by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.