New York City Energy Conservation Code: View an online version of the current and past NYC energy codes, and host of other helpful materials.
2020 NYCECC Code Book: Purchase a copy of the NYC energy code book.
New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code: View an online version of the current NYS energy codes.
2020 ECCCNYS Code Book: Purchase a copy of the NYS energy code book.
NY Stretch Code: Information on the NY Stretch Code including a summary of the savings from NYStretch compared to the 2020 ECCCNYS.
ASHRAE 90.1 2016: Purchase a copy of ASHRAE 90.1 2016.
Urban Green's Mandatory Provisions Lists:
Rules of the City of New York: Learn the requirements for filing, construction documents and progress inspections during construction.
How-To Guide for Supporting Documentation: Easy to read roadmap for documenting energy code drawings. Applicable to NYC, but useful best practices for any jurisdiction.
NYS Divsion of Building Codes and Standards
- FAQs (from 2011 but still relatively applicable)
- Energy Services: assistance to code enforcement officials, design professionals, and the general pubic on the ECCCNYS
DOB Building Bulletins: Search for policy clarifications published by the DOB.
- May 12, 2020 DOB Building Bulletin clarifies conditions under which additions, alterations, and repairs may not be required to comply with the new 2020 NYECC.
NYC Energy Code Forms: See the latest energy code forms including EN1, TR8, PW1 and more.
DOB Now: Self-service online tool that will enable Owners, Design Professionals, Licensees, and Filing Representatives to do all business with the DOB online.
REScheck: Software online for free.
Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET): The IECC Energy Rating Index and HERS Index: What's the Difference?
Tabular Analysis Sample: Review what is required in a tabular analysis spreadsheet and see examples.
TR8 Form: Form used in NYC for progress inspection sign-off (new).
R Value Calculator (Ekotrope): Compute the R value and cost of your wall/floor/roof.
Landmarking Building Exemption: Learn more about which projects are exempt from complying with the NYCECC.
Blower Door Testing: Learn more about New York State's blower door testing requirements and how to comply.
475 High Performance Building Supply: More about New York State's blower door testing procedures/requirements.
Questions about the Energy Code? Send an email to email@example.com (expect response within 10 business days)
NYC’s Sustainable Roof Laws: Read Urban Green Council’s brief on Local Laws 92 and 94.
NYC Carbon Emissions Law: The latest FAQs on Local Law 97 from Urban Green Council.
PACE Financing Law: Learn more about this innovative financing tool that can fund energy efficiency projects.
NYC Building Grades: Learn more about Local Law 95 and NYC’s building grade
NYC's Carbon Plan: Roadmap to 80x50.
New York State's Climate Goals: Learn more about the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and other New York State goals.
Mechanical Systems Comparison: Requirements from the 2016 NYCECC compared to requirements of the 2020 NYCECC.
Progress Inspections Comparison: Progress inspections from the 2016 NYCECC compared to inspections for the 2020 NYCECC.
Better Buildings Solution Center (Dept of Energy): House resources on a wide range of sectors, building types, etc.
Building America Solutions Center (Dept of Energy): Information on high-performance construction topics, including air sealing and insulation, HVAC components, windows, indoor air quality and more.
Building Science Corporation: Check the "Articles and Papers" and "Guidance" tabs at the top of the page for documents on a variety of smart building topics.
Air Barrier Association of America: Non-profit trade association with resources on air barrier knowledge and quality assurance.
Building Science Corporation: Comprehensive overview on vapor barriers.
Energy Code Determinations: Learn more about the increased stringency of new energy codes.
Bird-Friendly Glass: Summary of material threat factors to support compliance with Local Law 15 of 2020.
Dept of Energy: Insulation and R-Values.
ACCA: Approved software programs.
Rocky Mountain Institute: Reports include information about improved heat pump technology.
Energy Star: On demand hot water heaters.
BC Hydro: Guide on thermal bridging.