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202 Add and amend the following definitions:
ALL-ELECTRIC BUILDING OR PROJECT. A building or project that uses a permanent supply of electricity as the source of energy for all space conditioning (including heating and cooling), water heating (including pools and spas), cooking appliances, and clothes drying appliances. An All-Electric Building or Project may include solar thermal collectors, but may not install natural gas or propane plumbing in or in connection with the building, structure, or within property lines of the premises, extending from the point of delivery at the gas meter.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING SPACE (EV Space). A space intended forinstallation of EV charging equipment and charging of electric vehicles. The EV Space need not be reserved exclusively for electric vehicle charging.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION (EVCS). One or more electric vehicle charging spaces served by electric vehicle charger(s) or other charging equipment allowing charging of electric vehicles. For purposes of determining compliance with accessibility requirements, when the permitted length of time a vehicle may occupy an electric vehicle charging station differs from the permitted duration of stay in publicly accessible parking spaces in the same parking area, electricvehicle charging stations are not considered parking spaces. When the permitted duration of stay in a space served by electric vehicle charger(s) is the same as other publicly accessible parking spaces in the same parking area, EVCS may be considered parking spaces. The EVCS need not be reserved exclusively for electric vehicle charging.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) FAST CHARGER. Off-board charging equipment with a minimum direct current or alternating current power output of 24 kW, for the purpose of providing an electric vehicle charge in significantly less time than a standard Electric Vehicle Charger.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. An electronic system designed to allocate charging capacity among EV chargers.
GREENPOINT RATED, GREENPOINTS and GREENPOINTS CHECKLIST. The residential green building rating system and checklist and certification methodology of the non-profit organization Build It Green.
HIGH-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING. For the purposes ofthis code, a building that is of Occupancy Group R and is four stories or greater.
HISTORICAL RESOURCE. A property that meets the terms of the definitions in Section 21084.1 of the CEQA Statute (The California Environmental Quality Act [Public Resources Code Section 21084.1]) and Section 15064.5 of the CEQA Guidelines, as determined by the San Francisco Planning Department.
LARGE COMMERCIAL BUILDING. A commercial building or addition of Group B, M, A, I, or E, occupancy that is 25,000 gross square feet or more.
LEED® and LEED® CHECKLIST. The Leadership in Energy and Environment Design rating system, certification methodology, and checklist of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING. For the purposes ofthis code, a building that is of Occupancy Group R and is three stories or less or that is a one or two family dwelling or townhouse.
MAJOR ALTERATIONS. Alterations and additions where interior finishes are removed and significant upgrades to structural and mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing systems are proposed where areas of such construction are 25,000 gross square feet or more in Group B, M, or R occupancies of existing buildings.
MIXED-FUEL BUILDING. A building that uses natural gas or propane as fuel for space heating, water heating (including pools and spas), cooking appliances or clothes drying appliances, or is plumbed for such equipment.
NEW LARGE COMMERCIAL INTERIORS. First-time tenant improvements where areas of such construction are over 25,000 gross square feet or more in Group B or M occupancy areas of existing buildings.
NEWLY CONSTRUCTED (or NEW CONSTRUCTION). A newly constructed building (or new construction) is a building that has never before been used or occupied for any purpose and does not include additions, alterations or repairs.
NONRESIDENTIAL COMPLIANCE MANUAL. The document published by the California Energy Commission to aid in compliance and enforcement of the Title 24 California Building Energy Standards, for buildings of nonresidential occupancy and high-rise residential buildings.
PASSENGER VEHICLES. Motor vehicles designed primarily for transportation of persons, with capacity of 12 persons or less.
RESIDENTIAL COMPLIANCE MANUAL. The document published by the California Energy Commission to aid in compliance and enforcement of the Title 24 California Building Energy Standards, for low-rise residential buildings.
TOTAL ENERGY DESIGN RATING. A metric required by the California Energy Commission to be applied to low-rise residential construction in order to comply with California Title 24 Part 6 Energy Standards. The Total Energy Design Rating has two components: (a) the Energy Efficiency Design Rating; and (b) the Solar Electric Generation and Demand Flexibility Design Rating. The Solar Electric Generation and Demand Flexibility Design Rating is subtracted from the Energy Efficiency Design Rating to determine the Total Energy Design Rating. California Energy Standards require that each building must separately comply with the Energy Efficiency Design Rating and the Total Energy Design Rating.
TRUCKS. Trucks or truck-based vehicles with both a payload capacity of 4,000 pounds or less, and a gross vehicle weight ratio of 14,000 pounds or less. As used herein, “trucks” does not include heavy duty vehicles, which are vehicles of any type with a gross vehicle weight ratio of more than 14,000 pounds.
(Amended by Ord. 003-20, File No. 190974, App. 1/17/2020, Eff. 2/17/2020, Oper. 2/17/2020)