Insights | Kovert Hawkins | Indiana Architecture Firm
DECEMBER 2, 2011

Change of Use Rules clarified

If a building use was allowed under the Occupancy Use classifications of the code of record, the use can change to one of those originally allowed uses without triggering new code requirements.

The non-rule policy interpretation has been published in the Indiana Register at

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Indiana Energy Code-Trade Off Method Opinion: "A memo by John Hawkins, prepared at the request of the Indiana Fire and Building Services Commission, regarding whether the Trade-Off Method in ASHRAE 90.1-2007 was allowed under the Indiana Energy Code.