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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
Stefan Al
Senior Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox

Kohn Pedersen Fox provides architecture, interior, programming and master planning services for clients in both the public and private sectors. Stefan is a design professional with 15 years of experience working in the architecture & planning industry. At KPF, he contributes to mixed-use & transit-oriented developments and high-rise towers across the globe.

Neil Rosen
Founder and CSO, Grin Sustainability

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
Christa Waring
Principal, CTA Architects

CTA is a NYC-based architectural firm, specializing in new design, restoration, rehabilitation, interior design, affordable housing and historic preservation. Christa sits on the New York City Department of Buildings Construction Requirement & Materials Committee and New York City Energy Conservation Code Commercial Advisory Committee, and has previously presented Energy Code classes for Urban Green Council. Christa is a LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Passive House Designer and Consultant.

Neil Rosen
Founder and CSO, Grin Sustainability

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
Paul Reale
Director of Building Operations Research and Training, CUNY Building Performance Lab

The CUNY Building Performance Lab advances energy-efficiency through research, outreach, and training. Paul is a LEED AP and highly experienced professional dedicated to sustainability, carbon reduction, and energy efficiency, with an extensive background in project and workforce management.

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

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

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: 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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
Neil Rosen
Founder & 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.

Chonghui Liu
Team Leader of Energy Services, Popli Group

Popli Design Group (PDG) is a multi-disciplined Architectural, Engineering, Land Surveying, and Construction Services firm. CL has led a team providing energy and commissioning services for several million square feet of space for a variety of clients. CL is a PE, Certified Energy Manager, LEED AP and he has contributed to the publication of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2019 as a Mechanical Subcommittee Voting Member since 2016.

Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial (FULL)

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

THIS CLASS IS FULL! 

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

THIS CLASS IS FULL! ​​​​​​​

instructor
Neil Rosen
Founder & 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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
David Bean
Sustainable Design Coordinator and Project Manager

David provides sustainable design insight, and manages architecture and engineering teams at a large non-profit corporation. David’s sustainability coordination has earned his projects nine Green Globes Certifications from the Green Building Institute. David has extensive experience with NYC and NYS energy codes, and the government agencies that oversee them.

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

instructor
Michael J. Ginsberg
Principal, Mastering Green

Mastering Green provides a full suite of solutions: energy and environmental intelligence, management and analysis, and training. Michael is also a Building Systems Consultant for Steven Winter Associates. Michael is a Certified Energy Manager with an active T/S Clearance, LEED AP O+M, and NABCEP Solar PV Installation Professional.

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 1-hour break for lunch.

The course has been approved for 7 GBCI, AIA LU-HSW and PDH 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.​

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.

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

THIS CLASS IS FULL! 

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.

THIS CLASS IS FULL! ​​​​​​​

instructor
Neil Rosen
Founder & 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.

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