1322.0401 Section R401, General


Published: 2015

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1322.0401 SECTION R401, GENERAL.

IECC section R401.3 is amended to read as follows:
R401.3 Certificate (mandatory). A building certificate shall be completed and posted on or in the electrical distribution panel by the builder or registered design professional. The certificate shall not cover or obstruct the visibility of the circuit directory label, service disconnect label, or other required labels. The certificate shall list: the date the certificate is installed; the dwelling address; residential contractor name and contractor license number, or homeowner name, if acting as the general contractor; the predominant installed R-values, their location, and type of insulation installed in or on ceiling/roof, walls, rim/band joist, foundation, slab, basement wall, crawl space wall or floor, and ducts outside conditioned spaces; U-factors for fenestration and the solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of fenestration; and the results of any required duct system and building envelope air leakage testing done on the building. Where there is more than one value for each component, the certificate shall list the value covering the largest area. The certificate shall list the types, input ratings, manufacturers, model numbers and efficiencies of heating, cooling, and service water heating equipment. The certificate shall also list the structure's calculated heat loss, calculated cooling load, and calculated heat gain. Where an electric furnace or baseboard electric heater is installed in the residence, the certificate shall list "electric furnace" or "baseboard electric heater," as appropriate. An efficiency shall not be listed for electric furnaces or electric baseboard heaters. The certificate shall list the mechanical ventilation system type, location, and capacity, and the building's designated continuous and total ventilation rates. The certificate shall also list the type, size, and location of any make-up air system installed and the location or future location of the radon fan.