By State law, all local government energy codes, including the NYCECC, must be more stringent than the ECCCNYS. NYC Energy Conservation Code. Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State Comparison of the residential provisions of the ECCCNYS and the NYSECCC. (1) Certain published standards are denoted in the ECCCNYS as incorporated by reference into 19 NYCRR Part Such standards are incorporated.

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Work shall 2100 be done beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the code enforcement official. Where reference is made within this code to codes referenced in the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Codethe reference shall be deemed to be to the New York City Construction Codes.

Additionsecccnyz or renovations to an existing building, building system or portion thereof shall conform to the provisions of this code as they relate to new construction without requiring the unaltered portion s of the existing building or building system to comply with this code.

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Energy Conservation Code

Where any work or installation does not pass an initial test or inspection, the necessary corrections shall be made so as to achieve compliance with this code. The New York City version must be used. The Eccnys of State shall either issue the interpretation or provide notification of the intent not to issue an interpretation to the building permit applicant and the code enforcement official within 45 days of any of the following: Removed the exemptions for HVAC cooling equipment.

The registered design professional shall retain copies of the test reports to be provided to the code enforcement officialif requested. Prerequisite for exception has been omitted. Administration eccnys enforcement of this code shall be in accordance with local law subject to the minimum requirements of Part of Title 19 NYS Department of State Rules and Regulations. Revised to provide prescriptive guidance to contractors and building designers on proper attachment of siding over continuous insulation.

Renumbered Sectionsand eccvnysand Prerequisite added as requested.

Changes made during construction ecccnya are not in compliance with the approved construction documents shall be resubmitted for approval as an amended set of construction documents. Deleted redundant “Exceptions” text. Deleted ” Reprinted from section Add kW equivalent for stated horsepower values. Added “If percent continuous structural panel sheathing is used on a 2×4 wall, then R-5 continuous insulated sheathing must also be applied over the structural sheathing.


When compliance is achieved through computer software programs the documentation shall include all of the worksheets associated with specific building elements. Removed exemption for HVAC cooling equipment. A registered design professional shall provide to the code enforcement official a written certification that the required HVAC tests, system balancing, etc.

Energy Conservation Code

Such standards are available for public inspection and copying at the office of the New York State Department of State specified in subdivision a of this section. An alteration that replaces only the bulb and ballast within the existing luminaires in a space, provided that such alteration does not increase the installed interior lighting power. Alterationsrenovations or repairs to walls and floors, where the existing structure is without framing cavities and no new framing cavities are created.

In jurisdictions that 20010 adopted local energy codes in accordance with the provisions ecfcnys Article 11 2001 the Energy Law, local code officials are permitted to interpret provisions added by the local jurisdiction or provisions amended by the local jurisdiction to be more stringent than this code; such interpretations by local jurisdictions, however, shall not result in interpretations of this code by the Secretary of State.

20100 The IECC exempts the entire building and does not distinguish between interior-exterior. Change “may” to “shall. Nothing in this section shall be construed as permitting any code enforcement officialor any town, village, city, county, or state agency charged with the administration and enforcement of this code, to waive, vary, modify or otherwise alter any standard or requirement of this code.

Added “above grade” before “framed walls” vapor retarders are not utilized in below grade applications. Once the inspection has been completed and corrected conditions have been verified, an email will be sent that should be attached to the Certificate of Correction COC to be submitted to the Administrative Enforcement Unit AEU — be sure to do this prior to the cure date printed on the violation. Required spaces added in text of footnote.

Delete text after “Exceptions” redundant of Exception 1 immediately exccnys. Added a sentence clarifying the applicability of Chapters 4 and 5.

Division of Administrative Rules

If the construction changes result in a building no longer complying with the NYCECC, as demonstrated by a failed energy analysis, the progress inspector cannot certify on the EN2 Form that the work is in compliance and the application cannot be signed-off. Sections added as requested. The code enforcement official is authorized to accept reports of approved inspection agencies, provided such agencies satisfy the requirements as to qualifications and reliability.


Buildings Search all NYC. This code is not intended to prevent the use of any material, method of construction, design or insulating system not specifically prescribed herein, provided that such method of construction, design or insulating system has been approved by the code enforcement official as 1 meeting the intent of this code and 2 achieving energy savings that is equivalent or greater than that which would be achieved by the prescribed method of construction, design or insulating system.

It is intended that this code apply to additionsalterationsand renovations to existing residential building in all cases where the IECC would apply, and that this code shall apply to additionsalterations and renovations to existing commercial buildings in all cases where ASHRAE A request for an interpretation shall be signed by the building permit applicant and the code enforcement officialor by one or the other, individually, and ecccnjs include the following information in order to be considered complete: Questions deletion of IECC Electronic media documents are permitted to be submitted when approved by the code enforcement official.

The progress inspector must ecvcnys and seal the TR8, certifying that inspected work complies with the approved drawings EN2: There is no “global warming. In New York City, such inspections shall be special or progress inspections and shall be performed by approved agencies. This code eccfnys apply as provided in this Section Change “middle lamp luminaires” to “middle luminaire lamps. These drawings, including the energy analysis, must be submitted to the Department for approval.

An addition shall be deemed to comply with this code if 1 the addition alone complies with this code, or 2 the existing building and addition considered as a single building comply with ecccnyx code.

Changed “may” to ecccny. Receipt of a complete request for an interpretation signed by both the building permit applicant and the code enforcement official. This code is not intended to abridge safety, health or environmental requirements contained in other applicable codes or ordinances.