Energy Code Training

Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York City: Commercial is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge on significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this full-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 NYCECC and how they relate to NYC’s new emissions legislation
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYC online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry. 

Want to learn more before the course? Read our Energy Code Brief to develop a general understanding of the 2020 NYCECC.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Please provide a member number if you’re seeking CEUs. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York City: Commercial is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge on significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this full-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 NYCECC and how they relate to NYC’s new emissions legislation
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYC online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry. 

Want to learn more before the course? Read our Energy Code Brief to develop a general understanding of the 2020 NYCECC.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Please provide a member number if you’re seeking CEUs. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYS: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York State: Residential is an online course that prepares building and design professionals in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 ECCCNYS and design more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge about significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this two-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the residential energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 ECCCNYS;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Course Schedule

Day 1: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Day 2: Thursday, October 28, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYS online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYC: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York City: Residential is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge on significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this two-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 NYCECC and how they relate to NYC’s new emissions legislation;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Course Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Day 2: Friday, October 22, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYC online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry. 

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 AIA LU-HSW, GBCI and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYS: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York State: Commercial is an online course that prepares building and design professionals in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 ECCCNYS and design more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge about significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this full-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 ECCCNYS;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYS online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYS: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York State: Commercial is an online course that prepares building and design professionals in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 ECCCNYS and design more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge about significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this two-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 ECCCNYS;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Course Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Day 2: Friday, September 24, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYS online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

Crushing the Code NYS: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York State: Residential is an online course that prepares building and design professionals in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 ECCCNYS and design more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge about significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this full-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the residential energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 ECCCNYS;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYS online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

What’s New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 1.5 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits

What’s New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code is a free 90-minute online class designed to cover the major updates in the 2020 NYCECC and how it relates to NYC’s Local Law 97. This class is recommended for a range of design and building professionals, from principals to expediters.

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Identify specific provisions that need attention to due to increased stringency;
  • Recognize the changes in the 2020 NYCECC that will have a substantial effect on how buildings are designed and constructed;
  • Understand the relationship between the 2020 NYCECC and the carbon cap for building energy required under NYC LL97;
  • Understand the rationale behind the eventual transition from energy to carbon regulation.

Each What’s New in the NYC Code online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry. 

REGISTER 

Want to learn more before the course? Read our Energy Code Brief to develop a general understanding of the 2020 NYCECC.

The course has been approved for 1.5 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits. Credits do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number if you’re requesting CEUs.

Requests for session changes must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​ Email ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for any questions or concerns.

instructor
Michael Ginsberg
Vice President of Energy Transition, Bowman Consulting Group

Bowman is a trusted, multi-faceted consulting firm offering a broad range of infrastructure, environmental management, energy and real estate solutions to both public and private clients across the country. Michael leads Bowman's work in energy transition, and is a Certified Energy Manager, LEED AP O+M, NABCEP Solar PV Installation Professional, and Doctor of Engineering Science candidate at Columbia University.

Crushing the Code NYC: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York City: Residential is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge on significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this two-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 NYCECC and how they relate to NYC’s new emissions legislation;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Course Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, August 19, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Day 2: Friday, August 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYC online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry. 

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 AIA LU-HSW, GBCI and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

instructor
Neil Rosen
Founder and CSO, GRIN Sustainability Incorporated

GRIN Sustainability Incorporated is a professional consultancy specializing in green building certifications. Neil is a LEED Fellow, CFM, CHFM, and AIA member, and has received multiple awards from the USGBC.

Crushing the Code NYS: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
7 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and Non-member
$75

Crushing the Code New York State: Residential is an online course that prepares building and design professionals in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 ECCCNYS and design more energy-efficient buildings in the process. In an era of more stringent code enforcement, the course provides critical knowledge about significant changes, new provisions and best practices to avoid objections and stalled projects.

By the end of this full-day course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the residential energy code, including the new provisions of the 2020 ECCCNYS;
  • Differentiate between the various compliance pathways, including required testing and documentation;
  • Recognize the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy code compliance;
  • Identify areas for improved project communication and coordination to support compliance.

Note: This course is not intended for those who want to learn energy modeling or how to use COMcheck or REScheck, but will teach you the prescriptive requirements that underlie those programs.

Each Crushing the Code NYS online course is live and interactive, led by a certified instructor with more than seven years of professional building or design experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

NOTE: Students will be asked to have their webcam on during the training and microphone available for interactive discussion and Q&A sessions. Students will be have a break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 AIA LU-HSW and PDH credits and 0.7 ICC credits. Advance registration is required for this course.

If you are a student or Code Enforcement Official, reach out to ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for free course admission. 

If you are unable to attend or miss your scheduled course date, sign up for a future ECODE class at no additional cost by emailing ecode@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Urban Green uses Organizational Values to guide our work. As part of our commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful dialogue, we ask that all participants are mindful of these values during our course discussion. 

instructor
Christina Aßmann
Educator/Freelance Architect, Syracuse University

Sustainability has been integral to Christina’s life since childhood, growing up in her native Germany. She has made it a focus in her career, both in professional practice and teaching. Her passion is overlaying the philosophy of Living Building Challenge, Passive House and other high-performance building standards. With 18 years of experience working at various architectural firms and as an educator, she is currently teaching at Syracuse University and has a few Passive House projects in the pipeline.

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