Comparison of 2006 IECC and 2009 IECC Commercial Energy Code Requirements for Kansas City, MO

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This report summarizes code requirements and energy savings of commercial buildings in climate zone 4 built to the 2009 IECC when compared to the 2006 IECC. In general, the 2009 IECC has higher insulation requirements for exterior walls, roof, and windows and have higher efficiency requirements for HVAC equipment (HVAC equipment efficiency requirements are governed by National Appliance Conversion Act of 1987 (NAECA), and are applicable irrespective of the IECC version adopted). The energy analysis results show that residential and nonresidential commercial buildings meeting the 2009 IECC requirements save between 6.1% and 9.0% site energy, and between 6.4% and 7.7% ... continued below

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Huang, Yunzhi & Gowri, Krishnan March 22, 2011.

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This report summarizes code requirements and energy savings of commercial buildings in climate zone 4 built to the 2009 IECC when compared to the 2006 IECC. In general, the 2009 IECC has higher insulation requirements for exterior walls, roof, and windows and have higher efficiency requirements for HVAC equipment (HVAC equipment efficiency requirements are governed by National Appliance Conversion Act of 1987 (NAECA), and are applicable irrespective of the IECC version adopted). The energy analysis results show that residential and nonresidential commercial buildings meeting the 2009 IECC requirements save between 6.1% and 9.0% site energy, and between 6.4% and 7.7% energy cost when compared to 2006 IECC. Analysis also shows that semiheated buildings have energy and cost savings of 3.9% and 5.6%.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-20263
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1012297 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc845966

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Huang, Yunzhi & Gowri, Krishnan. Comparison of 2006 IECC and 2009 IECC Commercial Energy Code Requirements for Kansas City, MO, report, March 22, 2011; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845966/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.