Register October 2015 No. 718
Chapter SPS 364
HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING
Subchapter I — Scope
Subchapter II — Changes, Additions or Omissions to the International Mechanical Code (IMC)
Changes, additions or omission to the International Mechanical Code (IMC).
Health care facilities.
Access and service space.
Auxiliary and secondary drain systems.
Heating and cooling load calculations.
Minimum enclosed garage ventilation.
Chemical and septic toilets.
Commercial kitchen grease ducts and exhaust equipment.
Commercial kitchen hoods.
Smoke control systems.
Energy recovery ventilation systems.
Smoke detection system control.
Ducts and air-transfer openings.
Chimneys and vents.
Forced-air warm-air furnaces.
Boilers, water heaters and pressure vessels.
SPS 364.0001 Scope.
This chapter shall regulate the design, installation, maintenance, alteration and inspection of mechanical systems that provide control of environmental conditions and related processes within buildings. This chapter shall also regulate those mechanical systems, system components, equipment and appliances specifically addressed herein. The use of fuel gas distribution piping and equipment, fuel gas-fired appliances and fuel gas-fired appliance venting systems shall be regulated by ch. SPS 365
SPS 364.0100 Changes, additions or omission to the International Mechanical Code (IMC).
Changes, additions or omissions to the IMC are specified in this subchapter and are rules of the department and are not requirements of the IMC.
SPS 364.0100 Note
Note: The sections in this subchapter are generally numbered to correspond with the section numbering in the IMC; e.g., s. SPS 364.0102 corresponds to IMC section 102.
These are department definitions in addition to the definitions for this chapter in IMC section 202:
“Health care facility" means a hospital, nursing home, or outpatient surgical facility.
Substitute the following meanings for the corresponding definitions in IMC section 202: “Approved" has the meaning given in s. SPS 362.0202 (2)
SPS 364.0202 History
: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552
, eff. 7-1-02; CR 01-139
: r. (2) (b), renum. (2) (c) to be (2) (b) Register June 2002 No. 558
, eff. 7-1-02; correction in (2) (b) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2003 No. 568
; CR 06-120
: am. (1) (intro.), r. (1) (a), (b) and (2) (b), r. and recr. (1) (d), renum. (2) (a) to be (2) Register February 2008 No. 626
, eff. 3-1-08; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register February 2008 No. 626
; corrections in (1) (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats; CR 10-103
: am. (1) (d) Register August 2011 No. 668
, eff. 9-1-11; corrections in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., 7., Stats., Register August 2011 No. 668
; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672
This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IMC chapter 3: In addition to the requirements in this code, the heating and ventilation systems for health care facilities only shall conform to the applicable provisions of The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities, except as provided in sub. (2)
SPS 364.0300 Note
Note: The Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities are not intended for use in the design or construction of HVAC systems for other types of institutional health care facilities including community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) or residential care apartment complexes (RCACs).
The requirements in parts 1 and 5 of FGI guidelines are not included as part of this chapter.
This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in part 6 of the FGI guidelines: Addenda a, b, d, e and f for ASHRAE 170 are included as part of this chapter, except as provided in sub. 2.
Substitute the following definition for the corresponding definition listed in ASHRAE 170 section 3: “Alteration", has the meaning as given in IEBC section 202.