Thursday December 7th :
11:45 AM-12:45 PM
NYC Energy Code Compliance: Selecting the right path for your project (1 LU|HSW)
The world of energy code compliance has just changed again in New York State and NYC. Despite the energy code changing January 2015, it changed again on October 3, 2016. On top of this, energy code enforcement has ramped up and become more specific. In this session, hear about important changes in the new code that may affect how your designs will need to comply, and learn about recent code enforcement trends.
Friday December 8th :
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Flood Zone Compliance in NYC -- What you need to know (1 LU|HSW)
This course introduces the regulatory framework of Federal and local municipal requirements related to flood hazard, highlighting the key code and safety requirements that must be maintained during a flood emergency. We will provide an orientation into flood maps and flood zones, as well as survey the available design options for buildings to mitigate. Residential and Commercial requirements will be discussed and compared based on their application and execution in the context of new construction and existing retrofit projects. We will review the major codes and regulations governing these and other safety issues so that you can have them at hand when working on projects located in flood zones.