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International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015)

IECC — Commercial Provisions

IECC — Residential Provisions

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Part 1 — Scope and Application

R101.1 Title

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This code applies to residential buildings and the building sites and associated systems and equipment.

R101.3 Intent

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R101.4 Applicability

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Where a building includes both residential and commercial occupancies, each occupancy shall be separately considered and meet the applicable provisions of the IECC—Commercial Provisions or IECC—Residential Provisions.
Residential buildings shall meet the provisions of IECC—Residential Provisions. Commercial buildings shall meet the provisions of IECC—Commercial Provisions.
The code official shall be permitted to approve specific computer software, worksheets, compliance manuals and other similar materials that meet the intent of this code.
The provisions of this code are not intended to prevent the installation of any material or to prohibit any design or method of construction not specifically prescribed by this code, provided that any such alternative has been approved. The code official shall be permitted to approve an alternative material, design or method of construction where the code official finds that the proposed design is satisfactory and complies with the intent of the provisions of this code, and that the material, method or work offered is, for the purpose intended, at least the equivalent of that prescribed in this code.
The code official or other authority having jurisdiction shall be permitted to deem a national, state or local energy-efficiency program to exceed the energy efficiency required by this code. Buildings approved in writing by such an energy-efficiency program shall be considered in compliance with this code. The requirements identified as "mandatory" in Chapter 4 shall be met.

Part 2 — Administration and Enforcement

Section R103 Construction Documents

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R103.1 General

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R103.2 Information on Construction Documents

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R103.2.1 Building Thermal Envelope Depiction

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R103.3 Examination of Documents

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R103.3.1 Approval of Construction Documents

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R103.3.2 Previous Approvals

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R103.3.3 Phased Approval

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R103.4 Amended Construction Documents

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R103.5 Retention of Construction Documents

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Section R104 Inspections

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R104.1 General

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R104.2 Required Inspections

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R104.2.1 Footing and Foundation Inspection

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R104.2.2 Framing and Rough-In Inspection

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R104.2.3 Plumbing Rough-In Inspection

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R104.2.4 Mechanical Rough-In Inspection

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R104.2.5 Final Inspection

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R104.3 Reinspection

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R104.4 Approved Inspection Agencies

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R104.5 Inspection Requests

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R104.6 Reinspection and Testing

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R104.7 Approval

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R104.7.1 Revocation

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Section R105 Validity

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R105.1 General

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The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be those listed in Chapter 5, and such codes and standards shall be considered as part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference and as further regulated in Sections R106.1.1 and R106.1.2.
Where conflicts occur between provisions of this code and referenced codes and standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.
Where the extent of the reference to a referenced code or standard includes subject matter that is within the scope of this code, the provisions of this code, as applicable, shall take precedence over the provisions in the referenced code or standard.
References to chapter or section numbers, or to provisions not specifically identified by number, shall be construed to refer to such chapter, section or provision of this code.

R106.3 Other Laws

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Section R107 Fees

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R107.1 Fees

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R107.2 Schedule of Permit Fees

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R107.3 Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance

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R107.4 Related Fees

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R107.5 Refunds

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Section R108 Stop Work Order

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R108.1 Authority

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R108.2 Issuance

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R108.3 Emergencies

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R108.4 Failure to Comply

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Section R109 Board of Appeals

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R109.1 General

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R109.2 Limitations on Authority

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R109.3 Qualifications

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