The NEW New Energy Code in NYC - Impacts for Designers and Developers/Owners
As building energy codes become more stringent, the design and construction community must be aware of new criterion under stricter requirements. New York State has adopted a new energy code effective October 3, 2016 for both Residential and Commercial buildings. The New York City Energy Conservation Code enforces a set of standards additional to those required by the state. This presentation will review the general layout of the energy code on both the State and City levels, discuss notable changes in the new code, and highlight common plan exam objections encountered by project teams on multifamily buildings and evaluate solutions.
- Review code compliance pathway options and applicability of energy codes with a focus on Commercial buildings in New York City.
- Understand the various inspections and commissioning required by the Department of Buildings.
- Review a selection of recent changes to the energy code that are new or major changes from previous energy codes
- Discuss examples of common Department of Buildings objections on what is to be shown in the construction documents with solutions of how these can be successfully addressed.
Mike O'Donnell, CEM, BPI MFBA, Senior Sustainability Consultant
Sofia Melo, BPI MFBA, CPHD, Senior EnergyEngineer
Course Credit: 1 AIA LU|HSW
Refreshments: Lunch will be served
Who Should Attend: Architects, MEP Engineers, Lighting Designers, Building Owners and Managers, Building Developers, Contractors
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