2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover by International Code Council

By International Code Council

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11. Rim joist junction. 12. Other sources of infiltration. 2 Air sealing and insulation. 1 Testing option. 5 psf (50 Pa). Testing shall occur after rough in and after installation of penetrations of the building envelope, including penetrations for utilities, plumbing, electrical, ventilation and combustion appliances. During testing: 1. Exterior windows and doors, fireplace and stove doors shall be closed, but not sealed; 2. Dampers shall be closed, but not sealed, including exhaust, intake, makeup air, backdraft and flue dampers; 3.

Insulation material used in layers, such as framing cavity insulation and insulating sheathing, shall be summed to compute the component R-value. The manufacturer's settled R-value shall be used for blown insulation. Computed R-values shall not include an R-value for other building materials or air films. 8 mm. a. R-values are minimums. U-factors and SHGC are maximums. R-19 batts compressed into a nominal 2 x 6 framing cavity such that the R-value is reduced by R-l or more shall be marked with the compressed batt R-value in addition to the full thickness R-value.

This section establishes criteria for compliance using simulated energy performance analysis. Such analysis shall include heating, cooling, and service water heating energy only. 2 Mandatory requirements. 2 be met. All supply and return ducts not completely inside the building thermal envelope shall be insulated to a minimum of R-6. 3 Performance-based compliance. Compliance based on simulated energy performance requires that a proposed residence (proposed design) be shown to have an annual energy cost that is less than or equal to the annual energy cost of the standard reference design.

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