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California, bathroom codes qyestion

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In bathroom that has more than one light fixtures. Does one of them has to be fluorescent? Is is true?
Thank in advance,
Louis
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California has got some funny rules. The code Nazi's out there have decided that a kitchen or bathroom with more than one fixture must have at least half lighted with fluorescent.
I am not familiar with the residential lighting aspect of Title 24 (energy conservation code). On the commercial side a lighting designer is given only so many watts/sq ft per building occupancy type or given so many watts per task in each area (plus many other mandatory measures/credits for energy efficiancy) to comply with title 24. The more energy efficiant the lighting (ie fluoescent) / the easier it is to comply with the code. Best regards, Kirk
Title 24

Come October 1, 2005, one fixture in the bath must be fluorescent, but currently they'll credit you the bath fixture if you have fluorescent lighting in the garage or utility/laundry.

California Title 24 Facts
"California Title 24"

Just one more reason to stay away from there, and hope they secede some time soon.
Thank you.
mdshunk said:
California has got some funny rules. The code Nazi's out there have decided that a kitchen or bathroom with more than one fixture must have at least half lighted with fluorescent.
Thank You,
Louis
Thank you for your information.
Louis
kpi said:
I am not familiar with the residential lighting aspect of Title 24 (energy conservation code). On the commercial side a lighting designer is given only so many watts/sq ft per building occupancy type or given so many watts per task in each area (plus many other mandatory measures/credits for energy efficiancy) to comply with title 24. The more energy efficiant the lighting (ie fluoescent) / the easier it is to comply with the code. Best regards, Kirk
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