NYSERDA sponsors training for code officials, building inspectors, architects and engineers on topics such as photovoltaics (solar electricity), solar heating and biomass. Many courses qualify for continuing education units from AIA, BPI, IAEI and others.
For more information, visit these links:
For information on the full list of NYSERDA’s Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Advanced Technologies training, visit here:
Know the Energy Code
The Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State (ECCCNYS) addresses the design and construction of energy-efficient building envelopes and mechanical, lighting and power systems for new and existing buildings.
Must meet requirements of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2012, which permits alternative design using ASHRAE 90.1-2010, as modified by the 2014 Supplement to the New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code.
Must meet requirements of the Energy Conservation Construction Code of NYS 2010.
New York State is expected to update its Uniform and Energy Codes to 2015 ICC model code standards second quarter 2016. Updates and links to the above-named documents available at the Department of State website: http://www.dos.ny.gov/DCEA/.