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Section C502Additions.

C502.1 General.Additions to an existing building, building system or portion thereof shall conform to the provisions of this code as they relate to new construction without requiring the unaltered portion of the existing building or building system to comply with this code. Additions shall not create an unsafe or hazardous condition or overload existing building systems. An addition shall be deemed to comply with this code if the addition alone complies or if the existing building and addition comply with this code as a single building. Additions shall comply with Section C502.2.
C502.2 Prescriptive compliance.Additions shall comply with Sections C502.2.1 through C502.2.6.2.
C502.2.1 Vertical fenestration. Additions with vertical fenestration that results in a total building vertical fenestration area less than or equal to that specified in Section C402.4.1 shall comply with Section C402.4. Additions with vertical fenestration that results in a total building vertical fenestration area greater than that specified in Section C402.4.1 shall comply with one of the following:
1. Vertical fenestration alternate per Section C402.4.1.1 or C402.4.1.3 for the addition only.
2. Component performance option with target area adjustment per Section C402.1.5 or the total building performance option in Section C407 for the whole building.
C502.2.2 Skylight area.Additions with skylights that result in a total building skylight area less than or equal to that specified in Section C402.4.1 shall comply with Section C402.4. Additions with skylights that result in a total building skylight area greater than that specified in Section C402.4.1 shall comply with the component performance option with the target area adjustment per Section C402.1.5 or the total building performance option in Section C407 for the whole building.
C502.2.3 Building mechanical systems. New mechanical systems and equipment serving the building heating, cooling or ventilation needs, that are part of the addition, shall comply with Section C403.
C502.2.4 Service water heating systems. New service water-heating equipment, controls and service water heating piping shall comply with Section C404.
C502.2.5 Pools and permanent spas. New pools and permanent spas shall comply with Section C404.11.
C502.2.6 Lighting and power systems. New lighting systems that are installed as part of the addition shall comply with Section C405.
C502.2.6.1 Interior lighting power. The total interior lighting power for the addition shall comply with Section C405.4.2 for the addition alone, or the existing building and the addition shall comply as a single building.
C502.2.6.2 Exterior lighting power. The total exterior lighting power for the addition shall comply with Section C405.5.1 for the addition alone, or the existing building and the addition shall comply as a single building.
C502.2.7 Refrigeration systems. New refrigerated spaces and refrigeration equipment shall comply with Section C410.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.025, 19.27A.160, and 19.27.074. WSR 16-03-072, § 51-11C-50200, filed 1/19/16, effective 7/1/16.]
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