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
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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.

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