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1 IECC 2006 Issues and Solutions Code Overview and Issue Solving Products

2 2006 IECC Topics for Discussion Changes from the IECC 2000 Changes from the IECC 2000 Changes from the IECC 2003 Changes from the IECC 2003 How the 2006 is organized How the 2006 is organized New Mandatory Provisions New Mandatory Provisions Code Adoption Cycle Code Adoption Cycle

3 2006 IECC IECC Lighting Requirements Apply to: New Construction New Construction Tenant Finish Out Tenant Finish Out Additions Additions Renovations where the connected load is increased Renovations where the connected load is increased Exterior Lighting Exterior Lighting

4 2006 IECC Lighting Requirements 2000 and 2003 IECC – Chapter 8 Design By Acceptable Practice For Commercial Buildings Chapter 8 Design By Acceptable Practice For Commercial Buildings (Chapter 5 was Residential) 2006 IECC – Chapter 5 Commercial Energy Efficiency Chapter 5 Commercial Energy Efficiency (Section Numbers and structure are similar.)

5 2006 IECC 2000 IECC2003 IECC2006 IECC Chapter 8Chapter 8Chapter 5 Section 805Section 805Section 505

6 2006 IECC, Section 505 Section Organization General Lighting controls. (Interior and Exterior) Tandem wiring Exit signs Interior lighting power requirements Exterior lighting Electrical energy consumption. (formerly in the residential chapter)

7 2006 IECC, Section General (Mandatory) Lighting systems controls Lighting systems controls Connection of Ballasts Connection of Ballasts Maximum Lighting Power (Interior) Maximum Lighting Power (Interior) Minimum Acceptable Lighting Equipment (Exterior) Minimum Acceptable Lighting Equipment (Exterior) Exception: Lighting Within Dwelling Units

8 2006 IECC, Section Section 202 GENERAL DEFINITIONS Dwelling Unit. A single unit providing complete independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, and sanitation.

9 2006 IECC, Section Lighting Controls (Mandatory) Interior lighting controls Compliance is now mandatory. Compliance is now mandatory. Areas with floor-to-ceiling partitions or walls must have at least one manual control. Areas with floor-to-ceiling partitions or walls must have at least one manual control. Control must be located in the area, or be labeled and have status lights if located outside the area. Control must be located in the area, or be labeled and have status lights if located outside the area.

10 2006 IECC, Section Interior lighting controls Exceptions: Security or Emergency Areas that must be continuously lit. Security or Emergency Areas that must be continuously lit. Stairways, corridors, or other egress or emergency lighting. Stairways, corridors, or other egress or emergency lighting.

11 2006 IECC, Section Additional controls Areas required to have manual controls must have additional controls per and

12 2006 IECC, Section Light reduction controls. All areas with required manual controls shall allow the occupant to uniformly lower light levels by at least 50%. All areas with required manual controls shall allow the occupant to uniformly lower light levels by at least 50%.

13 2006 IECC, Section Light reduction controls. (cont.) Methods for reducing light levels: Switching all lamps or luminaires. Switching all lamps or luminaires. Dual Switching. Dual Switching. Inboard/outboard switching. Inboard/outboard switching. Switching each luminaire or lamp. Switching each luminaire or lamp.

14 2006 IECC, Section Light reduction controls. (cont.) Exceptions for Light reduction controls 1. Areas with occupancy sensors. 2. Corridors, storerooms, restrooms, public lobbies. 3. Sleeping units. 4. Spaces with <.6 watts/Ft 2.

15 Step Dimming for Lighting Reduction Controls Available with RT5 and HE8 Available with RT5 and HE8 Uses Line Voltage Uses Line Voltage Even Illumination of the Fixture Even Illumination of the Fixture

16 2006 IECC, Section Automatic Lighting Shutoff Buildings larger than 5,000 Ft 2 must have an automatic control device 1. Time-of-day scheduling for areas not more than 25,000 FT 2 and one floor, or 2. Occupancy Sensor with 30 minute max delay (New for 2006),or 3. An occupancy signal from alarm or other control systems (New for 2006).

17 Leviton Occupancy Sensors Technology Types: Infrared or Ultrasonic Technology Types: Infrared or Ultrasonic Mounting Types: Ceiling, Wall, Switch replacement Mounting Types: Ceiling, Wall, Switch replacement Eliminates need for Light Reduction Controls Eliminates need for Light Reduction Controls

18 Leviton Z-Max Relay Panels Meet Time of Day Requirements Meet Time of Day Requirements Panel Sizes: 8, 24,48 Panel Sizes: 8, 24,48 Networked or Stand Alone Networked or Stand Alone 120 or 277, single or two pole available 120 or 277, single or two pole available

19 2006 IECC, Section Automatic lighting shutoff Exceptions for Automatic Control Device (New for 2006) 1. Sleeping Units ( ) 2. Areas where patient care is directly provided 3. Where an automatic shutoff would endanger occupant safety or security

20 2006 IECC, Section Occupant Override (New in 2003) Where time-of-day controls are required, they must include an override that: 1. Is readily accessible 2. Is located so the controlled area can be seen, or area is annunciated 3. Is manually operated 4. Has a 2 hour maximum override 5. Serves an area 5,000 Ft 2

21 2006 IECC, Section Occupant Override (cont.) Exceptions for malls, arcades, auditoriums, single-tenant retail spaces, industrial facilities, and arenas: 1. Areas with captive key override 2. Area 20,000 Ft 2

22 2006 IECC, Section Holiday Scheduling Required time-of-day controls must include an automatic Holiday Scheduling feature that: Turns off loads for at least 24 hours Turns off loads for at least 24 hours Automatically resumes normal operation Automatically resumes normal operation

23 2006 IECC, Section Holiday Scheduling (cont.) Exception: Retail stores and associated malls, restaurants, grocery stores, places of religious worship, and theaters. Retail stores and associated malls, restaurants, grocery stores, places of religious worship, and theaters. IECC 2006 changed churches to places of religious worship.

24 2006 IECC, Section Section 202 GENERAL DEFINITIONS Sleeping Unit. A room or space in which people sleep, which can also provide permanent provisions for living, eating, and either sanitation or kitchen facilities, but not both. Such rooms and spaces that are also part of a dwelling unit are not sleeping units.

25 2006 IECC, Section Sleeping Unit (Formerly Guestrooms) Sleeping units in hotels, motels, boarding houses, or similar buildings must have a master switch at the main entry, to control all permanently wired luminaires and switched receptacles. Exception: Bathrooms

26 2006 IECC, Section Sleeping Unit (cont) Suites must have a master switch at the entry to each room or at the primary entry. $ $ $ $ $ Sleeping UnitSuite

27 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (Revised for 2006) All exterior lighting must have automatic controls capable of turning off exterior lighting when: Sufficient daylight is available, or Sufficient daylight is available, or Lighting is not required during nighttime hours Lighting is not required during nighttime hours

28 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (cont.) Lighting not designated for dusk-to-dawn operation must be on an astronomical time clock. Lighting not designated for dusk-to-dawn operation must be on an astronomical time clock. Lighting designated for Lighting designated for dusk-to-dawn operation must be on an astronomical time clock or photocell.

29 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (cont.) Astronomical time clocks must have a minimum 10 hour battery backup Astronomical time clocks must have a minimum 10 hour battery backupExceptions: Covered vehicle entrances, exits from buildings, or parking structures where required for safety, security, or eye adaptation.

30 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (cont.) Proposed Local Amendment: All exterior lighting must have automatic controls capable of turning off exterior lighting would change to Lighting for all exterior applications shall have automatic controls that shall turn off exterior lighting

31 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (cont.) Proposed Local Amendment: Lighting not designated for dusk-to-dawn operation shall be controlled by an astronomical time clock. would change to Lighting not required and designed for dusk- to-dawn operation shall be controlled by an astronomical time clock.

32 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting Controls (cont.) Proposed Local Amendment: Lighting designated for dusk-to-dawn operation must be controlled by an astronomical time switch or photosensor. would change to Lighting designated for dusk-to-dawn operation must be controlled by an astronomical time switch or in series with a photosensor.

33 Leviton Z-Max Relay Panels Meet Time of Day Requirements Meet Time of Day Requirements Panel Sizes: 8, 24,48 Panel Sizes: 8, 24,48 Networked or Stand Alone (combine indoor and outdoor loads on one time clock) Networked or Stand Alone (combine indoor and outdoor loads on one time clock) 120 or 277, single or two pole available 120 or 277, single or two pole available 4 photo cells available (indoor, atrium, skylight, and outdoor) 4 photo cells available (indoor, atrium, skylight, and outdoor)

34 2006 IECC, Section Tandem Wiring (Mandatory) Luminaires must be tandem wired if located in the same area, odd number lamp configuration and: 1. They are recessed mounted and the layout is within 10 Ft on center, or 2. They are pendant or surface mounted within 1 Ft edge to edge of each other.

35 2006 IECC, Section Tandem Wiring (cont.) Exceptions: 1. Electronic high frequency ballast 2. Emergency circuits 3. Where no pair is available

36 2006 IECC, Section Exit Signs (Mandatory) Internally illuminated exit signs may not be more that 5 watts/side.

37 Quantum LED Exits Precision-molded thermoplastic housing is impact and scratch resistant, corrosion proof and UV- stabilized to resist discoloration. Innovative snap-together design allows installation in less than three minutes. Long-life LEDs feature very low energy consumption and rated life up to 25 years. Consumes less than one watt of energy. Fully assembled single-face exit with optional extra faceplate for easy field conversion to double face. Replaceable chevron directional indicator knockouts for choice of direction. Universal mounting capability – top, back or end (canopy provided). Automatic recharge after discharge. Conveniently located test switch and status indicator provide visual and manual means of monitoring system operation. The self diagnostic emergency signs comply with NFPA Life Safety Code and automatically test the battery once a month for five minutes and once every six months for 30 minutes.

38 2006 IECC, Section Interior Lighting Power Requirements (Prescriptive) The total connected interior lighting load must be calculated in accordance with , and not greater than the allowance calculated in (Major Revisions for 2006)

39 2006 IECC, Section Total Connected Interior Lighting Power The total interior connected lighting load cannot exceed the sum of all interior lighting equipment as determined in Sections , , , and

40 2006 IECC, Section Total Connected Interior Lighting Power (cont.) Exceptions: Equipment not included in the calculation of total connected interior lighting: Special medical, dental, and research lighting Special medical, dental, and research lighting Professional sports arena and playing field lighting Professional sports arena and playing field lighting Display lighting for galleries, museums, and monuments Display lighting for galleries, museums, and monuments

41 2006 IECC, Section Total Connected Interior Lighting Power (cont.)Exceptions: Sleeping units Sleeping units Emergency lighting normally off during normal building operation (like bug eyes) Emergency lighting normally off during normal building operation (like bug eyes)

42 2006 IECC, Section Screw Lamp Holders The wattage shall be the maximum labeled wattage of the luminaire.

43 2006 IECC, Section Low-voltage Lighting The wattage shall be the specified wattage of the transformer supplying the system.

44 2006 IECC, Section Other Luminaires The wattage of all other luminaires shall be based on manufacturers data or other approved sources

45 2006 IECC, Section Line-voltage Lighting Track and Plug-in Busway The greater of the luminaire wattage in accordance with , , or , or The greater of the luminaire wattage in accordance with , , or , or 30 watts per linear foot. 30 watts per linear foot.

46 2006 IECC, Section Interior Lighting Power (Revised for 2006) The total interior lighting power is the sum of all interior lighting powers for all of the areas in the building covered by the permit. The total interior lighting power is the sum of all interior lighting powers for all of the areas in the building covered by the permit. The interior lighting power is the floor area for each building area times the value listed in Table The interior lighting power is the floor area for each building area times the value listed in Table

47 2006 IECC, Section Interior Lighting Power (cont.) Areas are contiguous spaces in a single building as listed in Table Areas are contiguous spaces in a single building as listed in Table Each building area type shall be treated as a separate building area. Each building area type shall be treated as a separate building area. NOTE: The entire building method has been deleted for 2006.

48 2006 IECC, Section TABLE INTERIOR LIGHT POWER ALLOWANCES Building Area Type * (Wft 2 ) Building Area Type * (Wft 2 ) Automotive Facility 0.9 Multi - Family 0.7 Convention Center 1.2 Museum1.1 Court House 1.2 Office1.0 Dining: Bar Lounge/Leisure 1.3 Parking Garage 0.3 Dining: Cafeteria/Fast Food 1.4 Penitentiary1.0 Dining: Family 1.6 Performing Arts Theater 1.6 Dormitory1.0 Police/Fire Station 1.0 Exercise Center 1.0 Post Office 1.1 Gymnasium1.1 Religious Building 1.3 Healthcare-Clinic1.0 Retail1.5 Hospital1.2 School/University1.2 Hotel1.0 Sports Arena 1.1 Library1.3 Town Hall 1.1 Manufacturing Facility 1.3 Transportation1.0 Motel1.0 Warehouse0.8 Motion Picture Theater 1.2 Workshop1.4

49 Office Lighting 1.0 Watt/ft 2 RT5 example: 59 foot W/ft 2 RT5 example: 59 foot W/ft 2

50 Office Lighting 1.0 Watt/ft 2 HE8 High Effciency 2 Lamp T-8 HE8 High Effciency 2 Lamp T-8 Preliminary Information: Preliminary Information: HE8 premium 55 watts HE8 standard 66 watts

51 Office Lighting 1.0 Watt/ft 2 57 Watt CF example: 27 foot 1.04 W/ft 2 57 Watt CF example: 27 foot 1.04 W/ft 2

52 2006 IECC, Section Table a. If a general area type and a specific area type are both listed, the more specific area type applies. b. For separately switched and circuited merchandise lighting, the lesser of the actual wattage, or 1.6 watts/Ft 2 times the display area applies. Cant exceed 50% of the floor area Cant exceed 50% of the floor area 3.9 watts/Ft 2 for the case or shelf area may be added for displaying jewelry, china, or silver. 3.9 watts/Ft 2 for the case or shelf area may be added for displaying jewelry, china, or silver.

53 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting (Mandatory) When power for the exterior lighting is supplied by the buildings electric service, all exterior lighting must comply with Sections and

54 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Lighting (cont.) Exceptions: Low voltage landscape lighting, Low voltage landscape lighting, Where approved because of historical, safety, signage or emergency considerations. Where approved because of historical, safety, signage or emergency considerations.

55 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Building Grounds Lighting (New for 2006) All exterior grounds luminaires greater than 100 watts shall have a minimum lamp efficacy of 60 lumens/watt. Exceptions: Exceptions: Luminaire is controlled by a motion sensor, or Luminaire is controlled by a motion sensor, or Exempted by the exceptions in Exempted by the exceptions in

56 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Building Lighting Power (New for 2006) The total exterior lighting power allowance is the sum of the power densities permitted in Table for the applications, plus an additional unrestricted 5%. The total exterior lighting power allowance is the sum of the power densities permitted in Table for the applications, plus an additional unrestricted 5%. Tradeoffs are allowed only among exterior lighting applications in the Tradable Surfaces Section of Table Tradeoffs are allowed only among exterior lighting applications in the Tradable Surfaces Section of Table

57 2006 IECC, Section TABLE LIGHTING POWER DENSITIES FOR BUILDING EXTERIORS Tradable Surfaces (Lighting Power Densities for uncovered parking areas, building grounds, building entrances and exits, canopies and overhangs, and outdoor sales areas may be traded.) APPLICATIONS LIGHT POWER DENSITIES Uncovered Parking Areas Parking Lots and Drives 0.15 W/ft 2 Building Grounds Walkways less than 10 feet wide 1.0 watts/linear foot Walkways10 feet wide or greater, plaza area and special feature areas 0.2 W/ft 2 Stairways 1.0 W/ft 2 Building Entrances and Exits Main entries 30 watts/linear foot of door width Other doors 20 watts/linear foot of door width Canopies and Overhangs Canopies (Free standing & attached and overhangs) 1.25 w/ft 2 Outdoor Sales Open areas (include vehicle sales lots) 0.5 w/ft 2 Street frontage for vehicle sales lots in addition to "open area" allowances 20 watts/linear foot of door width

58 2006 IECC, Section TABLE Continued LIGHTING POWER DENSITIES FOR BUILDING EXTERIORS Nontradable Surfaces (Lighting Power Density calculations for the following applications can be used only for specific application and cannot be traded between surfaces or with other exterior lighting. The following allowances are in addition to any allowance otherwise permitted in the Tradable Surfaces section of this table.) APPLICATIONS LIGHT POWER DENSITIES Building facades 0.2 W/ft 2 for each illuminated wall or surface or 5.0 Watts/linear foot for each illuminated wall surface Automated teller machines and night depositories 270 watts per location plus 90 watts per additional ATM per location Entrances and gatehouse inspection stations at guarded facilities 1.25 w/ft 2 of uncover area (cover areas are included in the Canopies and Overhangs section of Tradable Surfaces) Loading areas for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other emergency 0.5 W/ft 2 of uncovered area (covered area are included in the Canopies and Overhangs section of Tradable Surfaces) Drive-up windows at fast food restaurants 400 watts per drive-through Parking near 24- hour retail entrances 800 watts per main entry

59 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Building Lighting Power (cont.) Exceptions: Applications are exempt when equipped with a control device independent of the control of the nonexempt lighting: 1. Transportation lighting – signal, directional, and marker lighting. 2. Signage lighting – advertising or directional 3. Integral lighting installed by manufacturers on equipment or instrumentation

60 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Building Lighting Power (cont.) Exceptions: continued 4. Theatrical lighting including performance, stage, film production, and video production 5. Athletic play areas 6.Temporary Lighting

61 2006 IECC, Section Exterior Building Lighting Power (cont.) Exceptions: continued 7. Industrial production, material handling, transportation sites, and storage areas 8. Theme and amusement parks 9.Highlighting for public monuments and registered historic structures or buildings.

62 2006 IECC, Section Electrical Energy Consumption (Mandatory) Buildings with individual dwelling units must be metered separately. This was in the 2000 and 2003 residential section.


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