Originally Posted by toocoolforschool
JParsly you hit the nail on the head when you said "that sucks". You are right straight electrical heat strips do suck and ought to be abolished, they suck up electricity.
I cannot believe it's legal to provide a NEW house in WV with straight A/C and only strips for heating.
I'll have to try to find the WV Building Code.
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Define the Building Envelope and Perform a Detailed Load Calc: It's ALL About Windows and Make-up Air Requirements. Know Your Equipment Capabilities
Residential Code: State Building Code is based on 2006 IRC.
Applicable to 1-and 2-family dwellings except stairway design and construction reverts back to 1992 OTFDC.
Res. Energy Code: State Building Code is based on 2006 IECC. Mandatory statewide.
Mechanical Code IMC 2009 (State Building Code)