2013 Manufacturer Certification for Equipment, Products and Devices
Intermittent Mechanical Ventilation Systems
Under the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6) Reference Appendix RA188.8.131.52 (Whole-Building Mechanical Ventilation Airflow Rate Measurement - Intermittent Operation): The Executive Director may approve intermittent mechanical ventilation systems, devices, or controls for use for compliance with the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater field verification and diagnostic testing requirement whole-building mechanical ventilation airflow, subject to a manufacturer providing sufficient evidence to the Executive Director that the installed mechanical ventilation systems, devices or controls will provide at least the minimum whole-building ventilation airflow requirement by ASHRAE Standard 62.2 and subject to consideration of the manufacturer's proposed field verification and diagnostic test protocol for the ventilation system.
To certify to the Energy Commission a manufacturer must execute a declaration under penalty of perjury attesting that all information provided in the attached datasheet is true, complete, accurate, and in compliance with the applicable provisions of Part 6.
2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings - Revised
Posted November 25, 2013. (PDF file, 263 pages, 1.9 mb)
Section 120.5(a)(4) Exception
Submit forms and questions to CertifiedtoCEC@energy.ca.gov
or contact Danny Tam at 916- 654-8435