Ohio Peak Cooling and Heating Calculation Code (Commercial / Mid & High-rise Residential) 2007 (R2014)

Adoption Info

Effective Dates 2007 – Present (Revised in 2014)

Adopts with Amendments ASHRAE 183-2007 Peak Cooling and Heating Load Calculations in Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

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Overview ASHRAE 183-2007 is a standard developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) that provides guidelines and requirements for calculating the peak cooling and heating loads in buildings, except for low-rise residential buildings. This standard ensures accurate and consistent load calculations to design HVAC systems that meet the thermal comfort needs of occupants efficiently.

The 2007 Ohio Peak Cooling and Heating Calculation Code (Commercial / Mid & High-rise Residential), revised in 2014, is based on ASHRAE 183-2007 with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for calculating peak cooling and heating loads in commercial and mid to high-rise residential buildings within the state of Ohio. The Ohio-specific amendments include additional provisions tailored to the unique climatic and building conditions in Ohio, ensuring accurate load calculations and efficient HVAC system design.