The Ontario Building Code | Peak Electric Demand Peak Electric Demand

(1) Except as provided in Sentence (2), all buildingsshall be designed to conform to the peak electric demand requirements set out in MMAH Supplementary Standard SB-10, "Energy Efficiency Requirements".

Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "MMAH" and substituting "MMA" (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 144)

(2) This Article does not apply to,

(a) a buildingor part of a building of residential occupancy that is within the scope of Part 9 and is intended for occupancy on a continuing basis during the winter months,

(b) a farm building,

(c) a buildingthat does not use electrical power or fossil fuel,

(d) a manufactured building described in Article, or

(e) a seasonal recreational building described in Section 9.36. or 9.38.

12.2.4. Motion Sensors Motion Sensors

(1) Lighting installed to provide the minimum illumination levels required by this Code may be controlled by motion sensors except where the lighting,

(a) is installed in an exit,

(b) is installed in a corridor serving patients or residents in a Group B, Division 2 or Division 3 occupancy, or

(c) is required to conform to Sentence

(2) Where motion sensors are used to control minimum lighting in a public corridor or corridor providing access to exit for the public, the motion sensors shall be installed with switch controllers equipped for fail-safe operation and illumination timers set for a minimum 15-minute duration.

(3) A motion sensor shall not be used to control emergency lighting.

Section 12.3. Energy Efficiency for Buildings of Residential Occupancy Within the Scope of Part 9

12.3.1. General