18.104.22.168.5 Automatic Control of HVAC in Hotel/Motel Guest Rooms
Within 30 minutes of all occupants leaving the guest room, HVAC set points shall be automatically raised by at least 4°F from the occupant set point in the cooling mode and automatically lowered by at least 4°F from the occupant set point in the heating mode. When the guest room is unrented and unoccupied, HVAC set points shall be automatically reset to 80°F or higher in the cooling mode and to 60°F or lower in the heating mode. Unrented and unoccupied guest rooms shall be determined by either of the following:
- The guest room has been continuously unoccupied for up to 16 hours.
- A networked guest room control system indicates the guest room is unrented and the guest room is unoccupied for no more than 30 minutes.