Synopsis of code change proposals with recommendations 2015 international energy conservation code residential (Virginia = Climate Zone 4) notes



Download 30.49 Kb.
Date conversion08.07.2018
Size30.49 Kb.
SYNOPSIS OF CODE CHANGE PROPOSALS

WITH RECOMMENDATIONS

2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE



RESIDENTIAL

(Virginia = Climate Zone 4)

NOTES:

  • Order below corresponds to tentative hearing order

  • AS = approve as submitted

  • AM = approve with modifications at hearing, if possible

  • D = disapprove (outright or needs mods)

  • NR = no recommendation, based on information available prior to hearing

  • WP = proponent should withdraw (usually duplicative)

PROPOSAL TOPIC RECOMMENDATION

RE10-13 Optional performance compliance D

RE11 Compliance paths D

RE12 Compliance paths AS

RE13 Posting EE certificate AM

RE14 Posting EE certificate AS

RE15 Posting EE certificate WP (same as RE14)

RE16 Posting EE certificate WP or D

RE5 Definition of “Entrance Door” AS

RE17 Thermal envelope compliance paths D

RE18 Vapor retarders D

CE47(II) Definition of “Building Thermal Envelope” AS

CE48 (II) Definition of “Building Thermal Envelope” D

RE19 U-factors in CZ 5 – 8 D

RE20 U-factors in CZ 5 – 8 AS

RE21 U-factors in CZ 5 – 8 WP (same as RE20)

RE22 SHGC in all CZs AM

RE23 SHGC in high wind regions AM

RE24 Delete SHGC = 0.40 in CZ 4 (VA) D

RE25 SHGC in CZ 1 – 4 D

RE26 Wood-frame wall R-value in CZ 3 NR

RE27 Radian barriers in CZ 1 – 3 AS

RE28 Roll back ceiling R-values in CZ 2 – 5 D

RE29 Continuous insulation and wall bracing AM

RE30 Footnote “h” to R-value table AM

RE6 Definition of “insulated Siding” AS

RE31 Change some ceiling and wall R-values D

RE32 Wood-frame wall R-value in CZ 7, 8 AS

RE33 DITTO in CZ 6 NR

RE34 DITTO in CZ 6 – 8 D

RE35 DITTO in CZ 3 D

RE36 R18 wall option for low Framing Factor D

RE37 Wood-frame wall R-values in CZ 6 – 8 D

RE38 Wall R-values in CZ 3 AS

RE39 Continuous insulation: option to reduce R5 D

CE52(II) Definition of “Continuous Insulation” D

RE40 Basement wall R-value in CZ 5 D

RE41 Definition of “Continuous Insulation” D

RE42 Definition of “Continuous Insulation” D

RE195 R-value for insulated siding D

RE191 Clarifying prescriptive compliance paths AM

RE43 R-value computation D

RE44 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 3 – 5 D

RE45 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 1 – 2 D

RE46 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 3 – 5 AS

RE47 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 6 – 8 D

RE48 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 1 - 2GHGC AS

RE49 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 6 – 8 D

RE50 Adjust frame wall U-factors in CZ 1 – 8 D

CE84 (II) Airspace U-factor AS

RE51 Calculating opaque envelope U-factors D

RE52 Equivalency of attic insulation R-values D

RE53 Clarification for insulating ceilings (VBCOA) AS

RE54 DITTO (non-VBCOA) D

RE55 Delete limited waiver of ceiling insulation D

RE56 Radiant barriers in attics in CZ 1 – 3 D

RE57 DITTO AS/AM

RE58 Access hatches and doors AS

RE59 DITTO AM / D

CE127 (II) Mass walls AS

RE60 Insulating floor cavities AM

RE61 DITTO NR

RE62 Requirements for mechanical rooms (VBCOA) AS / AM

RE63 Continuous insulation + structural sheathing D

CE58 (II) Definition of Skylight D

CE59 (II) Definitions of Skylight and Fenestration D

RE64 Reflective roofs in CZ 1- 3 AM

CE161(II) Dynamic glazing and SHGC AM / D

RE65 SHGC adjustment for projections AM / D

RE66 SHGC exception for projections D

CE160 (II) Dynamic glazing D

RE67 Energy rating alternative for fen. U-factor AM

RE68 Sunroom fenestration AS

RE69 Replacement fenestration in CZ 1 – 3 AM

RE70 Thermally isolated garages (VBCOA) AS

RE71 Whole house and duct testing D

RE72 Whole house (blower door) testing AS

RE73 DITTO AM

RE74 Damage from moisture condensation D

RE75 R2 exception for blower door testing AS

RE76 Revisions to air barrier / insulation table D

RE77 DITTO AS / AM

RE78 DITTO NR

RE79 Footnote “h” to R-value table AS

RE80 Revisions to air barrier / insulation table AM

RE81 DITTO D

RE82 DITTO NR

RE83 DITTO (VBCOA) AS

RE84 DITTO AM

RE85 DITTO D

RE86 DITTO AS / AM

RB96 (II) DITTO AS

RE87 DITTO D

CE179 DITTO AS

CE46 (II) Definition of Air Barrier D

RE88 Blower door testing D

RE89 DITTO D

RE90 DITTO D

RE91 DITTO AS

RE92 Combustion air to mechanical rooms AS

CE177 (II) Repeats RE92 WP

RE93 Blower door testing RE garage D

RE94 Fenestration air leakage D

RE95 Maximum U-factor and SHGC AS

RE96 DITTO AS

RE97 DITTO D

RE98 Limitations on prescriptive compliance path AS

RE99 Duct testing part of prescriptive path AM

RE100 HVAC system controls AS

RE101 Programmable thermostats AS

RE102 DITTO AS

RE103 DITTO AS

RE104 DITTO AS

RE105 DITTO (VBCOA) AS

RE106 Heat pump controls D

RE107 Duct insulation AS

RE108 DITTO AS

RE109 Duct testing part of prescriptive path AS

RE110 Duct sealing D

RE111 DITTO AS

RE112 Duct testing AS

RE113 DITTO AS

RE114 DITTO AS

RE115 DITTO AS

RE116 DITTO Not AS

RE117 Duct sealing AS

RE118 Duct testing AS

RE119 Building cavities as ducts D

RE120 DITTO AS

RE194 DITTO D

CE230 (II) Refrigerant piping AS / AM

CE362 (II) HW boiler setback NR

RE121 Efficiency of replacement WH equipment AS

RE122 Limits on HW pipe volume AS

RE123 Allowable WH equipment AS

CE49 (III) Def. of “Circulating HW System” AS

CE280 (III) Circulating HW system requirements AS / AM

CE283(II) Drain water heat recovery AM / D

RE124 HW system controls D

RE125 (I) DITTO D

RE125 (II) DITTO D

RE126 DITTO D

RE127 (I) HW pipe insulation AS

RE127 (II) DITTO AS

RE128 DITTO AS

RE129 (I) DITTO AM

RE129 (II) DITTO AM

RE130 DITTO AS

RE131 DITTO AS

RE132 DITTO AS

RE133 DITTO D

CE273 (III) DITTO AS

CE273 (IV) DITTO AS

RE134 DITTO D

RE135 DITTO AS

RE136 (I) Demand-based recirculation HW system AM

RE136 (II) DITTO AM

RE137 (I) Limits on HW supply piping AM

RE138 (I) DITTO AM

RE139 Electric WH insulation (at floor) AS

RE192 Whole house ventilation systems AM

CE277 (II) WH pipe insulation protection AS

RE140 Whole house ventilation systems AS

RE141 DITTO with energy recovery NR

RE142 HVAC equipment efficiency rating AS

RE143 Equipment sizing D

RE144 DITTO (VPMIA) AS

SP19 (III) Pools and spas AS

RE145 Pool covers AS

RE146 Fireplace pilot lights AS

RE147 High efficiency equipment trade-off options NR

RE193 Testing for backdrafting AM

RE148 Lighting equipment AM

RE149 DITTO AM

RE150 DITTO AM

CE285 (II) DITTO AM

RE151 Electric power display AM

RE152 Lighting exception AM

RE153 Performance alternative D

RE154 DITTO AM

RE155 DITTO AS

RE156 DITTO D

RE157 DITTO D

RE158 DITTO NR

RE159 DITTO NR

RE160 DITTO D

RE161 DITTO AS

RE162 DITTO AM

RE163 DITTO AM

RE164 DITTO AS

RE165 DITTO D

RE166 DITTO D

RE167 DITTO AM

RE168 DITTO D

RE169 DITTO D

RE170 DITTO D

RE171 DITTO AM

RE172 DITTO AM

RE173 DITTO D

RE174 DITTO AS

RE175 DITTO D

RE176 DITTO D

RE177 DITTO D

RE178 DITTO D

RE179 DITTO NR

RE180 DITTO D

RE181 DITTO AM / D

RE182 DITTO D

RE183 Compliance paths D

RE184 Additions, alterations, repairs AM / D

RE185 (Repeats RE183) D

RE186 Additional efficiency measures AS / AM

RE187 DITTO AS / AM

RE188 HERS compliance path D

RE189 Performance compliance alternative D

RE190 HERS compliance path AM / D

CE4 (II) Applicability (R101.4 rewrite) AM

ADM1 (III) Scope D

ADM55 (II) Definition of “Approved” D

CE1 (II) Sections R101, R102 AM / D

CE2 (II) Code intent AS

RE1 Additions, alterations, renovations, repairs AS

CE6(II) Historic buildings D

CE7(II) DITTO AS

CE8(II) DITTO AS

CE9(II) DITTO D

CE10(II) DITTO D

CE11(II) Additions, alterations, renovations, repairs AS

CE15 (II) DITTO AS

CE16(II) DITTO AS

ADM51(III) Definition of “Alteration” AS

ADM52 (III) Miscellaneous definitions D

ADM60 (III) Definition of “Repair” AS

CE19(II) Applicability to existing buildings D

CE20 (II) DITTO D

CE51(II) Definition of “Conditioned space” AM

CE22(II) Compliance materials AS

CE23(II) Low energy buildings AS

CE28(II) Alternate materials / methods AS

CE29(II) DITTO D

CE30(II) Above-code programs AS

CE31(II) DITTO D

CE32(II) DITTO AS

CE33(II) Alternate materials / methods D

CE34(II) “Green” standard compliance option AS

RE2 HERS rating compliance option WP

ADM40 (III) Construction documents AS

ADM41(III) DITTO AS

CE35(II) DITTO D

RE3 DITTO AS

RE4 Fenestration requirements (U, SHGC) D

CE37(II) Thermal envelope in construction docs D

ADM53(III) Definition of “Approved” D

CE38(II) Documents and inspections AM / D

ADM30(III) Construction documents AS

ADM47(III) DITTO (copyright protection) D

CE39(II) Inspections AM

CE40(II) DITTO AS

CE41(II) Approved agencies AM

ADM57(III) DITTO AS

CE43(II) Referenced standards / conflicts AS

CE44(II) Stop work / failure to comply AS / AM

ADM22(III) Stop work / owner’s agent AS

RE192 Whole house ventilation AM

CE50(II) Definition of “Climate Zone” AS

CE61(II) Colorado climate zones AS

CE62(II) Texas climate zones AS

RE7 Indoor design temperatures NR

CE63(II) Labeling of insulated siding AM

CE64(II) Reflective insulation D

CE65(II) Garage door U-factors AS

CE66(II) “Tropical” climate zones AS

CE67(II) Insulated siding / test standard AS

CE68(II) Test standard for insulation D

RE8 “Solar ready zones” AS / AM

RE9 DITTO AS / AM



The database is protected by copyright ©dentisty.org 2016
send message

    Main page