10-1-5: AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE:
The following amendments are hereby made to the International Energy Conservation Code, 2018 edition:
Section C101.1 Title: Section C101.1 is amended to read as follows:
   "C101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Commercial Energy Code of the Town of Vail, hereinafter referred to as 'this code'".
Table C402.1.3 Opaque Thermal Envelope Insulation Component Minimum Requirements, R-Value Method: Table C402.1.3 is amended by adding the following note:
   "Note j.: Wood framed and other may use R-21 within wall cavities in lieu of continuous insulation."
Section C403.3.2.3 Efficiency rating (mandatory): Section C403.3.2.3 is added to read as follows:
   "C403.3.2.3 Efficiency rating (mandatory). All heating equipment shall have a minimum efficiency rating of 92% AFUE.
   Exception: This requirement does not apply to the addition, alteration or repair of an existing building."
Section R101.1 Title: Section R101.1 is amended to read as follows:
   "R101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Residential Energy Code of the Town of Vail, hereinafter referred to as 'this code'".
Table R402.1.2 Insulation and Fenestration Requirements by Component: Table R402.1.2 is amended by the addition of the following note:
   "Note j.: Wood frame R-value may use R-21 within wall cavities in lieu of continuous insulation."
Section R403.7.1 Efficiency rating (mandatory): Section R403.7.1 is added to read as follows:
   "R403.7.1 Efficiency rating (mandatory). All heating equipment shall have a minimum efficiency rating of 92% AFUE.
   Exception: This requirement does not apply to the addition, alteration or repair of an existing building."
Section R403.13 Fire pits: Section R403.13 is added to read as follows:
   "R403.13 Fire pits. Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces serving residential units require automatic shut-off controls with a maximum 60-minute timer."
   (Ord. 17(2018) § 1)