Commercial and Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Requirements
All new commercial and multi-family construction must comply with the2009International Energy Conservation Code as adopted and amended by Clear Creek County. Due to our higher elevations and colder winters, our county is designated as Climate Zone 7. Any of the three options may be used to design the multi-family residential or commercial development to be in compliance with this Code.
Option Number 1 - The Residential prescriptive requirements are found in Chapter 4 of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code; The Commercial prescriptive requirements are found in Chapter 5 of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code.
Efficient Heating Unit Sizing - In order to ensure that the heating unit is sized correctly, Manual J calculations are required to be submitted. Manual J Design Requirements