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Section N1104 (R404) Electrical Power and Lighting Systems

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N1104.1 (R404.1) Lighting Equipment
All permanently installed lighting fixtures, excluding kitchen appliance lighting fixtures, shall contain only high-efficacy lighting sources.
N1104.1.1 (R404.1.1) Exterior Lighting
Connected exterior lighting for Group R-2, R-3 and R-4 buildings shall comply with Section C405.4 of the International Energy Conservation Code—Commercial Provisions.
  1. Detached one- and two-family dwellings.
  2. Townhouses.
  3. Solar-powered lamps not connected to any electrical service.
  4. Luminaires controlled by a motion sensor.
N1104.1.2 (R404.1.1) Fuel Gas Lighting Equipment
Fuel gas lighting systems shall not have continuously burning pilot lights.
N1104.2 (R404.2) Interior Lighting Controls
Permanently installed lighting fixtures shall be controlled with a dimmer, an occupant sensor control or another control that is installed or built into the fixture.
Exception: Lighting controls shall not be required for the following:
  1. Bathrooms.
  2. Hallways.
  3. Exterior lighting fixtures.
  4. Lighting designed for safety or security.
N1104.3 (R404.3) Exterior Lighting Controls
Where the total permanently installed exterior lighting power is greater than 30 watts, the permanently installed exterior lighting shall comply with the following:
  1. Lighting shall be controlled by a manual on and off switch that permits automatic shut-off actions.
    Exception: Lighting serving multiple dwelling units.
  2. Lighting shall be automatically shut off when daylight is present and satisfies the lighting needs.
  3. Controls that override automatic shut-off actions shall not be allowed unless the override automatically returns automatic control to its normal operation within 24 hours.