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C402.3.1.1 Increased Vertical Fenestration Area With Daylighting Controls
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In Climate Zones 1 through 6, a maximum of 40 percent of the gross above-grade wall area shall be permitted to be vertical fenestration, provided:
- No less than 50 percent of the conditioned floor area is within a daylight zone;
- Automatic daylighting controls are installed in daylight zones; and
- Visible transmittance (VT) of vertical fenestration is greater than or equal to 1.1 times solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC).
Exception: Fenestration that is outside the scope of NFRC 200 is not required to comply with Item 3.