SPS 363.0100 Note Note: The sections in this chapter are generally numbered to correspond to the numbering used in the IECC, with a 0 to the right of the decimal point referring to the commercial provisions and a 5 to the right of the decimal point referring to the residential provisions of the IECC, i.e., s. SPS 363.0101 refers to IECC section C101 and s. SPS 363.5101 refers to section IECC section R101.
SPS 363.0100 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 363.0101 SPS 363.0101Administration and enforcement. The requirements in IECC sections C101 and C103 to C109 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0101 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: am., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0202 SPS 363.0202General definitions.
SPS 363.0202(1)(1) Additions. This is a department definition for this chapter in addition to the definitions in IECC section C202: “Effective aperture" or “EA" means for windows, the visible light transmittance times the window wall ratio per wall; and for sky lights, the well efficiency times the visible light transmittance times the sky light area times 0.85 divided by the gross exterior roof area.
SPS 363.0202(2) (2)Substitutions. Substitute the following for the corresponding definitions listed in IECC section C202:
SPS 363.0202(2)(a) (a) “Approved” has the meaning given in s. SPS 362.0202 (2) (a).
SPS 363.0202(2)(b) (b) “Daylight responsive control” means a device or system that provides the automatic control of lamps and luminaires located in daylight zone only or a manual control of lamps or luminaires located in daylight zone only in such manner that at least 50% of the lamps are controlled in a reasonably uniform illumination pattern per IECC section C405.2.2.2, with the capability for the lamps to be operated at 100% or 0% of their design lighting capability.
SPS 363.0202 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register August 2011 No. 668; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: am. (1), renum. (2) to (2) (intro.) and am., cr. (2) (a), (b), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0302 SPS 363.0302Exterior design conditions. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section C302: The exterior design temperatures used for heating and cooling load calculations shall be as specified under Table 363.0302.
Table 363.0302
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SPS 363.0302 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 363.0303 SPS 363.0303 Materials, systems and equipment. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section C303.
SPS 363.0303(1) (1)General. Except as specified in sub. (2), when available, information on thermal properties, performance of building envelope sections, and components and heat transfer shall be obtained from ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals.
SPS 363.0303 Note Note: Use of the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals standard in effect at the time of publication of the 2015 IECC constitutes compliance with this section.
SPS 363.0303(2) (2)Exceptions.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)(a) When the information is not available from ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, the data shall be obtained from laboratory or field-test measurements. If laboratory or field test measurements are used for envelope heat transmission, the measurements shall be obtained using one of the following test methods:
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)1. 1. ASTM C177-13, Test method by guarded hot plate apparatus.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)2. 2. ASTM C335/335M-10, Test method of horizontal pipe insulation.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)3. 3. ASTM C518-15, Test method by means of the heat flow meter apparatus.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)4. 4. ASTM C1363-11, Test method by means of a hot box apparatus.
SPS 363.0303(2)(b) (b) For foam plastic insulation that incorporates a substance other than air as the insulating medium, laboratory or field tests shall be conducted on representative samples that have been aged for the equivalent of 5 years or until the R–Value has stabilized to determine thermal properties or performance. The tests shall be conducted by an independent third party.
SPS 363.0303(2)(c) (c) Integrally insulated concrete masonry systems within the scope of the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) shall be evaluated for the thermal performance of the masonry or concrete units in accordance with one of the following:
SPS 363.0303(2)(c)1. 1. NCMA Evaluation Procedures for the Integrally-Insulated Concrete Masonry Walls.
SPS 363.0303(2)(c)2. 2. Default values as approved by the department.
SPS 363.0303(2)(d) (d) All other concrete or masonry units not within the scope of the NCMA Evaluation Procedures shall comply with one of the following methods for determining the thermal performance of the assembly or system:
SPS 363.0303(2)(d)1. 1. Default values as approved by the department.
SPS 363.0303(2)(d)2. 2. Laboratory or field-test measurements specified in par. (a).
SPS 363.0303(2)(d)3. 3. Department material approval process as specified in ch. SPS 361 to determine the U-factor.
SPS 363.0303 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 09-104: r. (1), (2) (title), renum (2) (a), (b) to be (1), (2) and am. Register December 2010 No. 660, eff. 1-1-11; CR 10-103: renum. from Comm 63.0102 and am. (intro.) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (2) (d) 3. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: am. (2) (a) 2. to 4., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0401 SPS 363.0401 General application.
SPS 363.0401(1) (1) Additional requirements. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IECC section C401.2: All of the following rules shall apply regardless of whether the IECC chapter 4[CE] or ASHRAE 90.1 standard is used to determine compliance:
SPS 363.0401(1)(a) (a) Section SPS 363.0403 (1) relating to design loads.
SPS 363.0401(1)(b) (b) Section SPS 363.0403 (4) relating to economizers.
SPS 363.0401(1)(c) (c) Section SPS 363.0405 relating to lighting systems.
SPS 363.0401(1)(d) (d) IECC section C405.2.2.2 relating to dual switching.
SPS 363.0401(2) (2)Automatic receptacle control. The requirements in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2013 section 8.4.2 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0401(3) (3)Monitoring. Substitute the following wording for ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2013 section 8.4.3.1: A measurement device shall be installed in new buildings to monitor total electrical energy use. For buildings with tenants, total electrical energy shall be monitored for the total building or for each individual tenant.
SPS 363.0401(4) (4)Application. Substitute the following wording for 2015 IECC section C401.2 condition 2: The requirements of sections C402 to C405.
SPS 363.0401(5) (5)Compliance requirements. Substitute the following in IECC section C401.2 condition 3: The requirements of IECC sections C402.5, C403.2, C404, C405.2, C405.3, C405.4, C405.6, and C407. The building energy cost shall be equal to or less than the standard reference design building.
SPS 363.0401 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: am. (2) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (1), (2), (3) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: renum. 363.0501 to 363.0401 (1) and am., cr. (2) to (5), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0402 SPS 363.0402Building envelope requirements.
SPS 363.0402(1)(1) Opaque assemblies. Substitute 2009 IECC Table 502.2 (1) for 2015 IECC Table C402.1.3 and renumber Table C402.1.3.
SPS 363.0402(2) (2)Opaque element maximum u-factors. Substitute 2009 IECC Table 502.1.2 for 2015 IECC Table C402.1.4 and renumber Table C402.1.4.
SPS 363.0402 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0403 SPS 363.0403Building mechanical systems.
SPS 363.0403(1)(1) Calculation of heating and cooling loads. The following wording is a department requirement in addition to the requirements in IECC section C403.2.1: Design heating and cooling loads shall be determined in accordance with s. SPS 363.0302 and Table 363.0302.
SPS 363.0403(2) (2)Equipment and system sizing. Substitute the following wording for the requirements and the exceptions in IECC section C403.2.2: Heating and cooling equipment and systems shall be sized to provide the minimum space and system loads calculated in accordance with s. SPS 363.0302.
SPS 363.0403(3) (3)Economizers Simple Hvac Systems. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section C403.3: Supply air economizers shall be provided on the following cooling systems:
SPS 363.0403(3)(a) (a) All package roof top units.
SPS 363.0403(3)(b) (b) All other cooling systems > 54,000 Btu/h. Where a single room or space is supplied by multiple air systems, the aggregate cooling capacity of those systems shall be used in applying this requirement.
SPS 363.0403(4) (4)Economizers cooling requirements. Substitute the following wording for the title of IECC Table C403.3 (1): MINIMUM BUILDING CHILLED WATER SYSTEM COOLING CAPACITY FOR DETERMINING ECONOMIZER COOLING REQUIREMENTS.
SPS 363.0403(5) (5)Climate zones 6 and 7. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section C403.4.2.3.2.2: For climate zones 6 and 7 as indicated in IECC Figure C301.1 and Table C301.1, if an open-circuit cooling tower is used, then a separate heat exchanger shall be required to isolate the cooling tower from the heat pump loop, and heat loss shall be controlled by shutting down the circulation pump on the cooling tower loop and providing an automatic valve to stop the flow of fluid.
SPS 363.0403(6) (6)Zone isolation. The requirements in IECC section C403.2.4.4 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0403(7) (7)Demand controlled ventilation. Substitute the following for the wording, but not the exceptions, in IECC section 403.2.6.1: Demand control ventilation (DCV) is required for spaces larger than 40 people per 1000 sq. ft. (93 m2) of floor area (as established in IMC Table 403.3) and served by systems with one or more of the following:
SPS 363.0403(7)(a) (a) An air-side economizer.
SPS 363.0403(7)(b) (b) An automatic modulating control of the outdoor air damper.
SPS 363.0403(7)(c) (c) A design outdoor airflow greater than 3,000 cfm (1416L/s).
SPS 363.0403(8) (8)Piping insulation.
SPS 363.0403(8)(a)(a) The requirements in IECC section C403.2.10 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366. Substitute 2009 IECC Table 503.2.8 for IECC Table C403.2.10.
SPS 363.0403(8)(b) (b) IECC section C403.2.10 exception 6 is not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0403(9) (9)Mechanical systems commissioning. The requirements of IECC section C403.2.11 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0403(10) (10)Walk-in coolers and freezers. The requirements in IECC sections C403.2.15 and C403.2.16 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0403(11) (11)Boiler turndown. The requirements in IECC section C403.4.2.5 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0403 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction made to (9) under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. (3) to (6), Table 503.2.3 (1), Table 503.2.3 (2), Table 63.0503, (8), (9), renum. (7) to be (3), cr. (4), (5), (6) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (1), (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: renum. 363.0503 (title), (1), (2) to 363.0403 (title), (1), (2) and am., r. (3), renum. 363.0503 (4) to (6) to 363.0403 (3) to (5) and am., cr. (6) to (11), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0404 SPS 363.0404Service water heating.
SPS 363.0404(1)(1) Time switches. The requirements in IECC section C404.9.2 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0404(2) (2)Heat traps. The requirements in IECC section C404.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0404(3) (3)Pools and spas. The requirements in IECC sections C404.9.2 and C404.9.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0404(4) (4)Circulation systems. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section C404.6.1: Heated water circulation systems shall be provided with a circulation pump. The system return pipe shall be a dedicated return pipe or a cold water supply pipe. Gravity and thermo-syphon circulation systems shall be prohibited. Controls for circulating hot water system pumps shall automatically turn off the pump when the water in the circulation loop is at the desired temperature.
SPS 363.0404(5) (5)Service water-heating system commissioning. The requirements of IECC section C404.11 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0404 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 09-104: cr. (3) Register December 2010 No. 660, eff. 1-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. 363.0504 to 363.0404 and am., cr. (4), (5), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0405 SPS 363.0405Lighting systems.
SPS 363.0405(1)(1) Controls. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section C405:
SPS 363.0405(1)(a) (a) General. Except as provided in par. (b), daylight zones in any interior enclosed space greater than 250 square feet and a lighting density more than 0.6 W/ft2 shall have at least one control that meets all of the following requirements:
SPS 363.0405(1)(a)1. 1. Controls only luminaires in the daylight zones.
SPS 363.0405(1)(a)2. 2. Controls at least 50% of the lamps or luminaires in the daylight zone, in a manner described in IECC section C405.2.3.
SPS 363.0405(1)(b) (b) Exceptions. The requirements of this subsection do not apply to any of the following:
SPS 363.0405(1)(b)1. 1. Daylight zones where the effective aperture of glazing is equal or less than 0.1 for vertical glazing and 0.01 for horizontal glazing.
SPS 363.0405(1)(b)2. 2. Daylight zones where existing adjacent structures or natural objects obstruct daylight to the extent that effective use of daylighting is not feasible.
SPS 363.0405(2) (2)Line-voltage lighting track and plug-in busway. Substitute the following for the requirements in IECC section C405: The wattage of line-voltage lighting track and plug-in busway which allows the addition or relocation of luminaires without altering the wiring of the system shall be the volt-ampere rating of the branch circuit feeding the luminaries or an integral current limiter controlling the luminaires, or the higher of the maximum relamping rated wattage of all of the luminaires included in the system, listed on a permanent factory installed label, or 30 W/linear foot.
SPS 363.0405(3) (3)Occupant sensor lighting controls.
SPS 363.0405(3)(a)(a) Substitute the following for the requirements, but not the exceptions, in IECC section C405.2: Lighting systems shall be provided with controls as specified in sections C405.2.2, C405.2.3, C405.2.4, and C405.2.5.
SPS 363.0405(3)(b) (b) The requirements in IECC section C405.2.1 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0405 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. (1), (2) (a) 3., (3), renum. (2), (4) to be (1), (2) and am. (1) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. 363.0505 to 363.0405 and am. (1) (intro.), (a) 2., (2), cr. (3), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 363.0406 SPS 363.0406Requirements for additional efficiency package options. The requirements in IECC section C406 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 363.0406 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
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