PDFWAC 51-11C-40372

Section C403.7.2Occupancy sensors.

C403.7.2 Occupancy sensors. Classrooms, gyms, auditoriums, conference rooms, and other spaces with an occupant load greater than or equal to 25 people per 1000 square feet (93 m2) of floor area (as established in Table 403.3.1.1 of the International Mechanical Code) that are larger than 500 square feet of floor area shall have occupancy sensor control that will either close outside air dampers, close ventilation supply dampers or turn off ventilation equipment when the space is unoccupied except where equipped with another means to automatically reduce outside air intake below design rates when spaces are partially occupied.
1. Spaces with one of the following occupancy categories (as defined by the International Mechanical Code):
1.1. Correctional cells.
1.2. Daycare sickrooms.
1.3. Science labs.
1.4. Barbers.
1.5. Beauty and nail salons.
1.6. Bowling alley seating.
2. When the space is unoccupied during occupied building hours, a ventilation rate equal to or less than the zone outdoor airflow as defined in Section 403. of the International Mechanical Code with a zone population of zero.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020, 19.27A.025, 19.27A.160 and chapter 19.27 RCW. WSR 19-24-040, § 51-11C-40372, filed 11/26/19, effective 7/1/20.]