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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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
Michael 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.

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.

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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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 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.

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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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
Ryan Merkin
Consultant

Ryan is an experienced leader in the building science and energy consulting industry. He is currently an independent consultant focused on the development of energy codes, compliance, and training. Ryan was previously a Director at Steven Winter Associates where he honed specific expertise in new construction design and retrofit engineering, energy code compliance, solar design, and smart building system integration. Ryan has provided energy code training for Urban Green Council since 2015. He is a current board member of Association of Energy Engineers, NYC Chapter where he served as President 2018-2019.

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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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
In Cho
Co-Founder and Principal Architect, ChoShields Studio

ChoShields Studio is a Certified Passive House Design firm based in Brooklyn. In served on the advisory committee for the NYC Department of Buildings to help in the upcoming revision of the NYC energy code. In is a certified International Passive House Designer.

Ryan Merkin
Consultant

Ryan is an experienced leader in the building science and energy consulting industry. He is currently an independent consultant focused on the development of energy codes, compliance, and training. Ryan was previously a Director at Steven Winter Associates where he honed specific expertise in new construction design and retrofit engineering, energy code compliance, solar design, and smart building system integration. Ryan has provided energy code training for Urban Green Council since 2015.

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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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 SOLD OUT!

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.

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: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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 SOLD OUT!

instructor
Jordana Viuker Brennan
Founder, 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 by Building Performance Institute, and LEED AP in Building Design and Construction by the USGBC.

Wolfgang Werner
President & CEO, Urban Fabrick

Urban Fabrick assists project teams to meet, understand and design to new green building code requirements. Wolfgang brings 18 years of experience in building sustainability, architectural design, construction administration, and building investigation to the leadership team at Urban Fabrick. Wolfgang serves as LEED Faculty at the United States Green Building Council and is a practice leader on the application and use of the LEED rating systems and other green building certification systems, building codes, policy, standards, regulations and embodied energy and carbon.

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 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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 SOLD OUT!

instructor
Jordana Viuker Brennan
Founder, 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 by Building Performance 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 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
1.5 Credits
Event Prices: 
Member and non-member
Free Admission

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

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 transition from prescriptive energy codes to eventual performance codes.

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 SOLD OUT!

Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial (FULL)

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7 HSW/LU 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!

Thanks to our partner

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 NYC: Commercial (FULL)

Continuing Education Credits

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

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

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 SOLD OUT!

Thanks to our partner

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.

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.

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