—Single-family affidavit for duct testing (new homes and existing homes), handout highlighting key changes to RS-29 requirements
Several items have been posted on the Seattle Energy Code website within the last month. These can all be accessed from the right hand navigation tab on the Seattle Energy Code homepage: www.seattle.gov/dpd/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/.
Residential handouts and forms are now available at: www.seattle.gov/DPD/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/forms_res.asp.
- Single-Family Residential Affidavit for Testing of New Ductwork:
Provides a blank master. Required to be signed and provided to the building inspector for new ductwork in single-family residential (Code reference: Single-Family Residential Energy Code, Section 503.10.3).
- Single-Family Residential Affidavit for Testing of Existing Ductwork:
Provides a blank master. Required to be signed and provided to the building inspector for existing ductwork in single-family residential (Code reference: Single-Family Residential Energy Code, Section 126.96.36.199).
A nonresidential and multifamily residential handout is available at: www.seattle.gov/DPD/Codes/Energy_Code/Overview/forms_non.asp.
- RS-29, Handout on Requirements in the 2009 Seattle Energy Code: Reference Standard 29 (RS-29) in the 2009 Washington State Energy Code (WSEC) has been completely rewritten from the 2006 WSEC. RS-29 is now a modified version of Appendix G from ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007. The 2009 Seattle Energy Code has also amended sections of the 2009 WSEC. This handout highlights some of the key changes.
Hard copies of the 2009 Seattle Energy Code are available for purchase at the DPD Applicant Services Center on the 20th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower (700 5th Avenue).
An electronic version (pdf) of the entire 2009 Seattle Energy Code (2 MB) 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: