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PDFWAC 51-11R-40610

Section R406.1Scope.

R406.1 Scope. This section establishes additional energy efficiency requirements for all new construction covered by this code, including additions subject to Section R502 and change of occupancy or use subject to Section R505 unless specifically exempted in Section R406. Credits from both Sections R406.2 and R406.3 are required.
R406.2 Carbon emission equalization. This section establishes a base equalization between fuels used to define the equivalent carbon emissions of the options specified. The permit shall define the base fuel selection to be used and the points specified in Table R406.2 shall be used to modify the requirements in Section R406.3. The sum of credits from Tables R406.2 and R406.3 shall meet the requirements of Section R406.3.
TABLE R406.2
FUEL NORMALIZATION CREDITS
System Type
Description of Primary Heating Source
Credits
All Other
Group R-2
1
Combustion heating equipment meeting minimum federal efficiency standards for the equipment listed in Table C403.3.2(4) or C403.3.2(5)
0
0
2
For an initial heating system using a heat pump that meets federal standards for the equipment listed in Table C403.3.2(1)C or C403.3.2(2)
or
Air to water heat pump units that are configured to provide both heating and cooling and are rated in accordance with AHRI 550/590
1.0
1.0
3
For heating system based on electric resistance only (either forced air or Zonal)
-1.0
-1.0
4
For heating system based on electric resistance with a ductless mini-split heat pump system in accordance with Section R403.7.1 including the exception
0.5
N/A
5
All other heating systems
-1
-0.5
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020, 19.27A.045, 19.27A.160 and chapter 19.27 RCW. WSR 20-01-047, § 51-11R-40610, filed 12/9/19, effective 7/1/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.025, 19.27A.045, 19.27A.160, and 19.27.074. WSR 17-10-063, § 51-11R-40610, filed 5/2/17, effective 6/2/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020, 19.27A.045 and chapters 19.27 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 13-04-055, § 51-11R-40610, filed 2/1/13, effective 7/1/13.]
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