Article V: Energy Codes.

§ 6-14 Incorporation by Reference.

§ 6-14.1 International Energy Conservation Code 2018. 

The International Energy Conservation Code 2018, with the modifications found in §6-14.2 of this article, is incorporated by reference. (Ordinance 738 effective September 25, 2019, historical reference 90, 403, 568, 602, and 655)

§ 6-14.2 International Energy Conservation Code Amendments. 

Amendments for the International Energy Conservation Code are as follows: (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

§ 6-14.2.1 Chapter 1. Administration. Delete Section C101.1 and R101.1 Title and replace with the following: (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

C101.1 or R101.1 Title. The International Energy Conservation Code shall be known and may be cited as the Town of Easton, Energy Code.  It is referenced within as this code.

§ 6-14.2.2 Chapter 1. Administration. Add Section C101.2.1 and R101.2.1 Additional Scope. (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

C101.2.1 or R101.2.1 Additional Scope. Additional requirements concerning energy conservation for buildings and structures may be required by the Energy Conservation Building Standards, Public Utility Companies Article, §7-401 thru §7-408 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

§ 6-14.2.3 Chapter 1. Administration. Delete Section C102.1.1 and R102.1.1 Above code programs. (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

§ 6-14.2.4 Chapter 1. Administration. Delete, Part 2 Administration and Enforcement for both the Commercial Provisions and the Residential Provisions and replace with the following: (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

C103.1 or R103.1 Administration. The Energy Code are regulated by the Building Codes Administration under Article I of Chapter 6.

§ 6-14.2.5 Chapter 2. Definitions. Delete Section C201.3 and R201.3 Terms defined in other codes, and replace with the following: (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

C201.3 and R201.3 Terms defined in other codes. Terms that are not defined in this code but are defined in the International Building Code, International Fuel Gas Code , International Mechanical Code , International Plumbing Code or the International Residential Code shall have the meanings ascribed to them in those codes.

§ 6-14.2.6 Chapter 3. Climate Zones. Delete entire Sections C301 and R301, Figures C301.1 and R301.1 and Tables C301.1, C301.3(1), C301.3(2), R301.1, R301.3(1) and R301.3(2) and replace with the following: (Ordinance 602 effective July 1st 2012, historical reference 568)

C301.1 and R301.1 General. The climate zone for the Town of Easton used in determining the applicable requirements from Chapters 4 for both the Commercial Provisions and the Residential Provisions shall be 4A.

§ 6-14.2.7 Chapter 4. Commercial Energy Efficiency. Add Item 12 Hotel Guest Rooms to Section C405.2.1 (Ordinance 738 effective September 25, 2019, historical reference 655)

§ 6-14.2.8 Chapter 4. Commercial Energy Efficiency. Add Section C403.4.2.2.1 Hotel Guest Room. (Ordinance 738 effective September 25, 2019, historical reference 655)

C403.4.2.2.1 Hotel Guest Rooms: A master control device may also control the heating, ventilation, or air conditioning default settings in hotel guest rooms 30 minutes after a room has been vacated by, increasing the set temperature by at least 3 degrees Fahrenheit when in the air conditioning mode; or decreasing the set temperature by at least 3 degrees Fahrenheit when in the heating mode.