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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Requirements for the design of building envelopes for adequate thermal resistance and low air leakage and for the design and selection of mechanical, electrical, service water heating and illumination systems and equipment which enables effective use of energy in new building construction are set forth in a publication entitled Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State, publication date: Any nonconditioned space that is altered to become conditioned ecccnyz shall be required to be brought into full compliance with this 22010.

These drawings, including the energy analysis, must be submitted to the Department for approval. 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 this code.

Prerequisite for exception has been omitted. Administration and 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.


Buildings approved in writing by such an energy efficiency program shall be considered in compliance with this code. As far as may be practicable, the improvement of energy conservation construction practices, methods, equipment, materials and techniques shall be encouraged.

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Standards or requirements of this code may be varied or modified only pursuant to Section of the New York State Energy Law. Restore IECC text, which is retained in same exception in 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. Revised to add reference to Sections Zone 4B is only found in the western USA. Questions applicability of section.

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 this code. This code applies to residential buildings and commercial buildings.

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Added ” Mandatory ” to section title. Deleted last two sentences after the exceptions.

For determination of occupancy classification and use within this code, a comparable occupancy classification may be made to the New York City Construction Codes. Added “If an open- or closed-circuit cooling tower…. Typographical error corrected “of” changed to “or”. Added section from the IECCwhich deals with insulation product rating. If a portion of this code is held to be illegal or void, fcccnys a decision shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this code.


Design applicants are required to update their drawings, including the energy analysis, when conditions result in a design change during construction Section ECC Commercial buildings shall meet the provisions of Chapter 5. Changed “may” to “shall. The specific path of code compliance for each element of the building regulated by this code shall be clearly identified within the construction documentation. Please enter a search query.

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Where the use in a space changes from one use in Table Deleted “repairs” from the section title and text. Added reference to Chapter 6 in title. Delete last two sentences they are repeated after the exceptions. The authority having jurisdiction shall be permitted to determine a national, state or local energy efficiency program to exceed the energy efficiency required by this code.

Corrected ” Pa ” to ” Pa. 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.

Energy Conservation Code

The difference reflects the effects of thermal bridging. Title should not be limited to metal buildings.

Delete delta symbol before centigrade conversions.