—single-family handouts and forms, updated 2009sec-ENV.xls
A number of items have been posted on the Seattle Energy Code website for download within the last month. These can all be accessed from the right hand navigation tab on the Seattle Energy Code homepage.
Residential handouts and forms, posted at www.seattle.gov/DPD/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/forms_res.asp:
- Handout on New and Replacement Heating Equipment: Single-Family Residential Requirements in the 2009 Energy Code: Provides an overview of key requirements for minimum heating equipment efficiency, heating equipment sizing, duct testing for air leakage, permanent Energy Code certificate, and other associated components.
- Heating Equipment Sizing Form (Single-Family and Multifamily Residential): Provides a simple form for calculating loads to size heating equipment. This form is tailored to the Seattle winter design temperature of 24 Fahrenheit (the 46 degree temperature difference used equals 70 Fahrenheit inside minus 24 F Fahrenheit outside).
- Single-Family Residential Target UA Form: Provides an alternate compliance option for projects which do not comply with the prescriptive requirements.
- Single-Family Residential Lighting Form: Provides a calculation of what percentage of the luminaires (light fixtures) are high-efficacy.
- Single-Family Residential Certificate for Posting Energy Code Information at Building Site: Provides a blank master for Energy Code information to be posted at the building site.
Nonresidential and Multifamily Residential form, posted at www.seattle.gov/DPD/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/forms_non.asp:
- The electronic version of the Building Envelop Target UA/SHGCA/VTA form has been updated to correct several formatting and formula issues. If you previously downloaded this form, please replace it with this newer version.
Hard-copies of the 2009 Seattle Energy Code are now available for purchase at the DPD Applicant Services Center on the 20th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower. An electronic version of the entire 2009 Seattle Energy Code is posted and linked from the 2009 Seattle Energy Code update page: www.seattle.gov/DPD/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/2009_ecupdate.asp.
Work is underway to update the Seattle Energy Code website, Client Assistance Memos, and Director’s Rules. See the “2009 Seattle Energy Code Update” link in the upper right hand corner of the Seattle Energy Code homepage: www.seattle.gov/dpd/energy. New material will be posted as it becomes available.
DPD will schedule public training sessions after the updated materials are available.
For further information, contact: