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Chapter C1 Scope and Purpose

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C101 General

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C101.1 Title

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This Part I of Title 14N of the Municipal Code of Chicago shall be known as the Chicago Energy Conservation Code—Commercial Provisions, hereinafter referred to as "this code."

C101.2 Scope

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This code applies to commercial buildings, the building site and associated systems and equipment.

C101.3 Intent

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This code shall regulate the design and construction of buildings for the effective use and conservation of energy over the useful life of each building. This code is intended to provide flexibility to allow the use of innovative and cost-effective approaches and techniques to achieve this objective.

C101.4 Compliance

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Commercial buildings shall meet the requirements of this code. Residential buildings shall meet the requirements of the Chicago Energy Conservation Code—Residential Provisions.

C101.4.1 Mixed Commercial and Residential Buildings

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Where a building includes both commercial building and residential building portions, each portion shall be separately considered and meet the applicable requirements of this code and the Chicago Energy Conservation Code— Residential Provisions.

C101.4.2 Evidence of Compliance

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The building official may designate specific computer software, worksheets, forms, compliance manuals and other similar materials as providing evidence of compliance with the requirements of this code.
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