SPS 363.002 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. (2) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
subch. II of ch. SPS 363 Subchapter II — Changes, Additions or Omissions to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
SPS 363.0100 SPS 363.0100Changes, additions or omissions to IECC. Changes, additions or omissions to the IECC are specified in this subchapter and are rules of the department and are not requirements of the IECC.
SPS 363.0100 Note Note: The sections in this chapter are generally numbered to correspond to the numbering used in the IECC, i.e., s. SPS 363.0101 refers to section IECC 101.
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. Except for IECC section 101.5.2, the requirements in IECC sections 101 and 103 to 109 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.
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 IMC section 202: “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 definition for the corresponding definition listed in IECC section 202: “Approved" has the meaning given in s. SPS 362.0202 (2).
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.
SPS 363.0302 SPS 363.0302Exterior design conditions. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section 302: The exterior design temperatures used for heating and cooling load calculations shall be as specified under Table 363.0302.
Table 363.0302
Exterior Design Conditions - See PDF for table PDF
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 363.0303Materials, systems and equipment. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section 303.
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(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, Test method by guarded hot plate apparatus.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)2. 2. ASTM C335, Test method of horizontal pipe insulation.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)3. 3. ASTM C518, Test method by means of the heat flow meter apparatus.
SPS 363.0303(2)(a)4. 4. ASTM C1363, 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.
SPS 363.0401 SPS 363.0401Certificate. The requirements in IECC section 401.3 are not included as part of this code.
SPS 363.0401 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 363.0403 SPS 363.0403Systems.
SPS 363.0403(1)(1)Electrical power and lighting. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IECC section 403: In residential buildings having individual dwelling units, provisions shall be made to determine the electrical energy consumed by each tenant by separately metering individual dwelling units.
SPS 363.0403(2) (2)Ducts. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section 403.2.2: All ducts, air handlers, and filter boxes shall be sealed. Joints and seams shall comply with IMC section 603.9.
SPS 363.0403 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. (2), r. (3) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 363.0405 SPS 363.0405Calculation software tools. This is a department informational note to be used under IECC section 405.6:
SPS 363.0405 Note Note: The federal Department of Energy has developed REScheckTM, a computer program that may be used in demonstrating compliance for a residential building which has no more than 3 stories above grade and has 3 or more dwelling units. The REScheck program may be downloaded at http://www.energycodes.gov/. When using the program, the applicable code must be defined as the “2009 IECC." The use of the “Wisconsin" option will apply requirements associated with a 1 or 2 family dwelling, which are more restrictive than those associated with low-rise multifamily buildings.
SPS 363.0405 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: renum. from Comm 63.0404 and am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 363.0501 SPS 363.0501General application. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IECC section 501.2: All of the following rules shall apply regardless of whether the IECC chapter 5 or ASHRAE 90.1 standard is used to determine compliance:
SPS 363.0501(1) (1)Section SPS 363.0503 (1) relating to design loads.
SPS 363.0501(2) (2)Sections SPS 363.0503 (3) and (4) relating to economizers.
SPS 363.0501(3) (3)Section SPS 363.0505 relating to lighting systems.
SPS 363.0501(4) (4) IECC section 505.2.2.1 relating to dual switching.
SPS 363.0501 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.
SPS 363.0503 SPS 363.0503Building mechanical systems.
SPS 363.0503(1)(1)Calculation of heating and cooling loads. The following wording is a department requirement in addition to the requirements in IECC section 503.2.1: Design heating and cooling loads shall be determined in accordance with s. SPS 363.0302 and Table 363.0302.
SPS 363.0503(2) (2)Equipment and system sizing. Substitute the following wording for the requirements and the exceptions in IECC section 503.2.2: 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 363.0503(3) (3)Hvac system completion. The requirements in IECC sections 503.2.9 to 503.2.9.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0503(4) (4)Economizers Simple Hvac Systems. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section 503.3.1 the first paragraph and Table 503.3.1 (1): Supply air economizers shall be provided on the following cooling systems:
SPS 363.0503(4)(a) (a) Package roof top units > 33,000Btu/h.
SPS 363.0503(4)(b) (b) All other cooling systems > 54,000 Btu/h.
SPS 363.0503(5) (5)Economizers Complex Hvac Systems. Substitute the following wording for the requirements, but not the exceptions, in IECC section 503.4.1: Supply air economizers shall be provided on cooling systems as described under sub. (4). Economizers shall be capable of operating at 100 percent outside air, even if additional mechanical cooling is required to meet the cooling load of the building.
SPS 363.0503(6) (6)Climate Zones 3 And 4. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IECC section 503.4.3.3.2.2: For climate Zones 5 through 8 as indicated in Figure 301.1 and Table 301.1, 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 363.0503 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.
SPS 363.0504 SPS 363.0504Service water heating.
SPS 363.0504(1)(1)Temperature controls. The requirements in IECC section 504.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0504(2) (2)Heat traps. The requirements in IECC section 504.4 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0504(3) (3)Pool covers. The requirements in IECC section 504.7.3 are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 363.0504 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.
SPS 363.0505 SPS 363.0505Lighting systems.
SPS 363.0505(1)(1)Controls. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IECC section 505:
SPS 363.0505(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 363.0505(1)(a)1. 1. Controls only luminaires in the daylight zones.
SPS 363.0505(1)(a)2. 2. Controls at least 50% of the lamps or luminaires in the daylight zone, in a manner described in IECC section 505.2.2.1.
SPS 363.0505(1)(b) (b) Exceptions. The requirements of this subsection do not apply to any of the following:
SPS 363.0505(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 363.0505(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 363.0505(2) (2)Line-voltage lighting track and plug-in busyway. Substitute the following for the requirements in IECC section 505.5.1.4: 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 363.0505 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.
SPS 363.0506 SPS 363.0506Total building performance. This is a department informational note to be used under IECC section 506:
SPS 363.0506 Note Note: ComCheck is a computer program that may be used only for determining building envelope or lighting compliance. The ComCheck computer program may be downloaded at:http:/www.energycodes.gov/.
SPS 363.0506 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 363.0900 SPS 363.0900Referenced standards. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IECC chapter 6: The following standards are hereby incorporated by reference into this code:
SPS 363.0900(1) (1) ASTM C177-04, Test method for steady-state heat flux measurements and thermal transmission properties by means of the guarded-hot-plate apparatus.
SPS 363.0900(2) (2) ASTM C335-05, Test method for steady state heat transfer properties of horizontal pipe insulation.
SPS 363.0900(3) (3) ASTM C518-04, Test Method for steady-state thermal transmission properties by means of the heat flow meter apparatus.
SPS 363.0900(4) (4) ASTM C1363-05, Test method for thermal performance of materials and envelope assemblies by means of a hot box apparatus.
SPS 363.0900(5) (5) National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) Evaluation Procedures of Integrally Insulated Concrete Masonry Walls, January 1, 1999.
SPS 363.0900 Note Note: ASTM standards may be purchased from the American Society for Testing and Materials, 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
SPS 363.0900 Note NCMA Evaluation Procedures may be obtained from the National Concrete Masonry Association, 2302 Horse Pen Road, Herndon, VA 20171-3499.
SPS 363.0900 Note Copies of the standards adopted under this section are on file in the offices of the department, the legislative reference bureau.
SPS 363.0900 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
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