Energy Code Training

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 course has been changed to an online format. If you have not yet received an email with your webinar registration link, please contact us at ecode@urbangreencouncil.org for assistance. 

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! 

What’s New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code is a free 90-minute 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 course is 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 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.

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
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.

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! If you have registered for this course but did not receive an online training platform registration link, email us at ecode@urbangreencouncil.org

Crushing the Code New York City: Commercial 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  course is 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 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! If you have registered for this course but did not receive an online training platform registration link, email us at ecode@urbangreencouncil.org

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDH Credits
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Residential prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“I learned a tremendous amount which I have been able to apply immediately. Although I have been involved in a Passive House project and have had Building Science consult on an indoor pool project, taking this class enhanced my knowledge and clarified how the energy code may be implemented in NY." —Conquering the Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on residential projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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.​

 

Thanks to our partners

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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.​

 

Thanks to our partners

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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.​

 

Thanks to our partner

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! 

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!

Get up to speed now before the 2020 Energy Code is released next year. Conquering the Energy Code on the 2015 NYSECCC is available for a limited time this fall.

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 7.0 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 7.0 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
7 PDHs
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$150
Non-member
$175

Conquering the Energy Code: Commercial prepares architects and engineers in New York State to comply with the many requirements in the 2015 NYS Code 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.

“The course was very informative and provided a good overview of the Energy Code in general and the new changes in particular. It certainly increased my knowledge of the code and gave me a handle on how to address requirements in future jobs. Our instructor was interesting and effective in how she presented the material and engaged the class” –Roy Leone, Conquering the Energy Code student

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the structure and rationale behind the energy code, and know how to navigate it;
  • Be able to differentiate the various compliance pathways and understand the requirements for compliance on commercial projects;
  • Understand the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption;
  • Know what to expect at progress inspections;
  • Sharpen communications and coordination with clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.

Download the course outline here.

Note: This course is not intended for people 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 Conquering the Energy Code course is led by a certified instructor with more than five years of professional architecture or engineering experience, a passion for sustainability, and in-depth knowledge of the green building industry.

DETAILS

  • The course fee includes a course manual.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2015 IECC Code Book.

Code Enforcement Official (CEO) credits must be requested at least 30-days prior to the course date. Other available credits (GBCI, AIA, LU-HSW, PDH) do not require advance notice, but please provide a member number as applicable. Advance registration is required for this course.

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.​

 

Thanks to our partner

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