SSPC 90.2 to revise Standard 90.2-2007. Revised TPS approved by Technology Council via letter ballot October 8, 2012. Standard placed on Periodic Maintenance June 2015.
Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings
1.1 Purpose: To establish the minimum design and construction requirements for energy efficient residential buildings.
1.2 Scope This standard provides the minimum design and construction requirements for new residential buildings and their systems and new portions of existing residential buildings and their systems that use electricity and/or fossil fuel.
1.2.1 Buildings and portions of buildings covered:
a) single-family houses (single family detached, duplexes and townhomes), and
b) multi-family structures of three stories or fewer above grade
c) outbuildings and pool houses located on the same private property of a single family house.
1.2.2 Systems covered:
a) building envelope,
b) HVAC and mechanical systems,
c) service hot water systems,
d) major appliances,
e) lighting systems,
f) snow and ice melt systems, and
g) pools and spas
This standard does not apply to:
a) specific procedures for the operation, maintenance, and use of residential buildings,
b) "transient" housing, such as hotels, motels, nursing homes, jails, and barracks,
c) manufactured housing, and
d) outbuildings and pool houses not covered by 1.2.1c.
1.2.4 Health, safety and welfare:
This standard shall not be used to abridge any safety, health, or environmental requirements.