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  • Update to the 2011 New York City Energy Conservation Code   
    This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2011 New York City Energy Conservation Code. The course includes a summary of the substantive changes that have been made in the move from the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code commercial provisions, the changes made by the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council, and the local provisions added by the New York City Department of Buildings.
  • 2014 NYC Construction Codes   
    The 2014 NYC Construction Codes go into effect on October 1, 2014.
  • Selected Local Laws   
    The Department of Buildings offers direct access to selected Local Laws.
  • 2014 NYC Construction Codes Overview   
    Review the slides from NYC DOB's "2014 NYC Construction Codes Overview" program on 5.21.14 at the Center for Architecture.
    Download: 2 hour overview 2014 codes_KW (AIANY).pdf
  • 2014 NYC Construction Codes Video   
    Video from May 21, 2014 presentation of the changes made to the NYC Construction Codes as part of the NYC Department of Buildings Code Revision process and by other local laws passed by City Council in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, collectively known as the 2014 NYC Construction Codes.
  • Designing for Resiliency   
    Review the presentation from the Urban Green Council's presentation at the Center for Architecture on May 12, 2014. With support from the NYC Department of Buildings, Urban Green Council developed this program to educate building professionals about the laws, the resulting code changes, and how they will prepare the city for future extreme weather events.
    Download: Designing for Resiliency Presentation.pdf
  • Guide to Recently Enacted Resiliency Legislation   
    A presentation and summary from the March 6, 2014 NYC Department of Buildings program to inform the professional community of nine recently enacted resiliency-related local laws passed by City Council in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that amend the 2008 New York City construction codes.
    Download: resiliency_legislation_presentation.pdf
    Download: summary_resiliency_legislation_handout.pdf

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