Energy Code Training

What's New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code (FULL)

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 1.5 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits
Event Prices: 
Members & Non-Members
Free Admission

This class is full. Please check back later for more classes in May and June.

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. 

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
Jordana Viuker Brennan
Founder & Senior Consultant, Confident Buildings

Confident Buildings is a NYC-based sustainability-focused firm that helps co-ops, condos, and homeowners save money while improving comfort and health. Jordana brings her extensive knowledge and project management skills to homeowners and developers alike. Jordana is a Certified Passive House Designer by Passive House Institute, Building Analyst and Multifamily Building Analyst by Building Performance Institute, WELL AP from the International WELL Building Institute, and LEED AP in Building Design and Construction by the USGBC

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
Event Prices: 
Members & Non-Members
Free Admission

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. 

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
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 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. 

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
Event Prices: 
Members & Non-Members
Free Admission

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. 

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
Jordana Viuker Brennan
Founder & Senior Consultant, Confident Buildings

Confident Buildings is a NYC-based sustainability-focused firm that helps co-ops, condos, and homeowners save money while improving comfort and health. Jordana brings her extensive knowledge and project management skills to homeowners and developers alike. Jordana is a Certified Passive House Designer by Passive House Institute, Building Analyst and Multifamily Building Analyst by Building Performance Institute, WELL AP from the International WELL Building Institute, and LEED AP in Building Design and Construction by the USGBC

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.

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.

 

Course Schedule

Day 1: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Day 2: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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
Rich Manning
Owner, Energy Master LI Building Consultants

Energy Master LI Building Consultants is a Multi-service provider and consulting firm that provides testing and consulting services to clients in the building market. Rich is a member of and holds multiple certifications from the Building Performance Institute, and is NYS Certified Code Enforcement Official. Rich is also a Certified LEED AP for Homes, LEED Green Rater, and Passive House Rater/Verifier.

What's New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code (FULL)

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 1.5 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits
Event Prices: 
Members & Non-Members
Free Admission

This class is full. Please sign up for an upcoming What's New class on or March 29 or April 7.

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. 

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
Jordana Viuker Brennan
Founder & Senior Consultant, Confident Buildings

Confident Buildings is a NYC-based sustainability-focused firm that helps co-ops, condos, and homeowners save money while improving comfort and health. Jordana brings her extensive knowledge and project management skills to homeowners and developers alike. Jordana is a Certified Passive House Designer by Passive House Institute, Building Analyst and Multifamily Building Analyst by Building Performance Institute, WELL AP from the International WELL Building Institute, and LEED AP in Building Design and Construction by the USGBC

What's New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code (FULL)

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 1.5 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits
Event Prices: 
Members & Non-Members
Free Admission

This class is full. Please sign up for an upcoming What's New class on March 21 or March 29.

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. 

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
Madhav Munshi
Associate, Kohler Ronan

Kohler Ronan is a multi-disciplined engineering consultancy providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology design, as well as comprehensive energy analysis, sustainable design, and commissioning services. Madhav is an experienced energy modeling expert focused on the application of building performance simulation and analysis for architectural design and systems optimization. He has a B.Arch from the University of Mumbai and a MS in Building Science from Arizona State University and holds BEMP and LEED AP BD+C certifications.

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.

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. 

instructor
Jodi Smits Anderson
Director of Sustainability Programs, Dormitory Association for the State of New York

DASNY finances, designs, and builds health and education infrastructure that is the foundation of inclusive, sustainable communities. At DASNY, Jodi grows connections with green building leaders such as USGBC, NESEA, and ILFI, and influences relevant policy. Jodi is a LEED AP in Building Design and Construction and previously taught 16 of Urban Green Council Conquering the code classes.

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
Wendy Talarico


Wendy Talarico, LEED AP, is an International Code Council-certified energy and green plans examiner. She has more than 25 years of experience working with architects, engineers, designers, contractors and owners as a code advocate, instructor and writer. She is a third-party energy code plan reviewer.

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