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ASHRAE Escalator and Moving Walkway Speed Control

Measure Description

The Escalator and Moving Walkway Speed Control measure would require escalators and moving walkways to automatically slow down to the minimum permitted speed in accordance with ASME A17.1/CSA B44: Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, or applicable local code, when not conveying passengers. This measure would conserve energy when these motorized walkways are not in use. The Statewide CASE Team suggests adding an exception to this proposed measure that will exclude escalators and moving walkways that are not located in airports, hotels, or transit areas.

Stakeholder Meeting

Several stakeholder meetings and CEC staff workshops were held regarding the Nonresidential HVAC Economizer Modifications building energy efficiency topic. The list of past meetings and hearings can be found here.



  1. CASE Study Results Report
  2. Final CASE Report

Give Us Your Feedback

The Statewide CASE Team values input from all stakeholders engaged in the Title 24, Part 6 code change process. We encourage the open exchange of code change comments and concerns.

  • Use the form above to provide feedback on this measure.

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