2011 NYC Energy Code Compliance Course

Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 3:13pm

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The Cooper Union and the NYC Department of Buildings Collaborate To Provide a Comprehensive NYC Energy Code Compliance Course

As part of The Cooper Union's Continuing Education Department's Green Building Design Certificate Program, one of the few LEED prep initiatives offered in New York City, The Cooper Union and the NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) have teamed to bring the most in-depth course available in the 2011 Energy Conservation Code. The Energy Code Compliance Course is the only one that specifically covers New York City compliance requirements and provides 14 professional development credits.  The six-module course, taught by experts from DOB and Viridian Energy & Environmental, LLC, consists of two daylong sessions addressing technical issues and strategies: Administrative Overview; Residential Requirements; Commercial Envelope Requirements; Commercial HVAC 1 and 2; and Commercial Lighting and Power Requirements.

The New York City Energy Conservation Code applies to all new building and alteration applications filed on or after July 1, 2010. The updated 2011 NYCECC, based on the 2010 ECCCNYS, affects all applications filed on or after December 28, 2010.

Tuesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 13, 2011 9AM - 5PM
The Great Hall
7 East 7th Street

$235; registration required

Located in The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues

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