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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Contact the Codes Division of the Department of State for an application for variance at or by email at codes dos. This code is intended to provide flexibility to permit the use of innovative approaches and techniques to achieve the effective use of energy. These drawings, including the energy analysis, must be submitted to the Department for approval.

A detailed description of the proposed construction, including a copy of the building permit application and plans and specifications that have been filed by the building permit applicant with the code enforcement officialas well as any other floor plans, elevations, cross-sections, details specifications, or construction documents necessary to describe adequately the proposed construction.

Formatted symbols in Size Category column. Correct to “electrically operated. Replace the boxes with degree symbol. Additional language included to assure compliance with ARRA.

The registered design professional shall retain copies of the test reports to be provided to the code enforcement officialif requested. Alterationsrenovations or repairs to walls and floors, where the existing structure is without framing cavities and no new framing cavities are created.

Removed exemption for HVAC cooling equipment. Storm windows installed over existing fenestration. Complete applications are those that meet the submittal requirements of Buildings Bulletin and include a complete energy analysis. 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.


Work shall not be done beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the code enforcement official. Receipt of comments when the request for an interpretation is signed by only one party, or.

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Section Referenced Standards. When using the software approach to show compliance, the mandatory code provisions of Chapters 4 and 5 must be complied with.

The body of the email should include the violationcomplaintproperty address, the intended date of completion, and a contact name and phone number When ready for re-inspection, email ESWO2 buildings.

None of the changes affects the issues addressed in the Regulatory Impact Statement and, therefore, a Revised Regulatory Impact Statement is not required.

Responses to the comments are indicated in parenthetical sentence at the end of each paragraph. Subdivision a of section The body of the email should include the violationcomplaintproperty address, the intended date of completion, and a contact name and phone number. Consider not exempting interiors of historic buildings in which interiors are not registered by the Local, State or Federal Government. Restore IECC text, which is retained in same exception in Insert comma to read, “…needs including the visually impaired, visual impairment and other medical ….

Change “middle lamp luminaires” to “middle luminaire lamps.

Corrected reference to Sections The following buildings, or portions thereof, separated from the remainder of the building by building thermal envelope assemblies complying with this code shall be exempt from the building thermal envelope provisions of ecccnys code. Added prerequisite for the exception. Section Construction Documents. Prerequisite for exception has been omitted.

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The code enforcement officialupon notification, shall make the requested inspections and shall either indicate the portion of the construction that is satisfactory as completed, or notify the permit holder or his or her agent wherein the same fails to comply with this code. The progress inspector must sign and seal the TR8, certifying that inspected work complies with the approved drawings EN2: Removed the exemptions for HVAC cooling equipment. The New York State Department of State has determined 1 that a building energy code which is applicable to both residential buildings and commercial buildings and which meets or exceeds the edition of the International Energy Conservation Codepublished by the International Code Council, Inc.


The Department of State has determined that it is apparent from the nature and purpose of the proposed rule making that it will not have a substantial adverse impact on jobs and employment opportunities. In addition, as a performance-based, rather than a prescriptive, code, the IECC provides for alternative methods of achieving code compliance, thereby allowing regulated parties to choose the most cost effective method. In New York City, such inspections shall be special or progress inspections and shall be performed by approved agencies.

Electronic media documents are permitted to be submitted when approved by the code enforcement official. Corrected to “electrically operated. Section relates only to Zones 5 and 6. The code enforcement official is authorized to accept reports of approved inspection agencies, provided such agencies satisfy the requirements as to qualifications and reliability.

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Residential buildings shall meet the provisions of Chapter 4. If construction differs from the last-approved energy analysis prior to sign-off, the original preparer of the energy analysis must prepare an as-built energy analysis using the values actually used in the construction.

Changes made during construction that are not in compliance with the approved construction documents shall be resubmitted for approval as an amended set of construction documents. Section revised to reference Manual J directly. References to chapter or section numbers, or to provisions not specifically identified by number, shall be construed to refer to such chapter, section or provision of this code.

The as-built energy analysis must be professionally certified and submitted with the EN2 form at sign-off.