Following is New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) information . ) and the applicant of record does not use the TR8 Form, the progress. NYCECC. July LIGHTING AND POWER. CHAPTER 5. COMMERCIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY. New York City Energy Conservation Code NYCECC , incl. LL48/ ( ECCCNYS base). ASHRAE STD or , or

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Atlanta, Georgia More information. Existing Buildings We have a renovation project in a building where the windows in the 1st floor apartments need to be replaced due to storm damage.

Additionally, the Building Code Section In New York City, we interpret any residential building four stories or higher to be a commercial building. Final signatures and seals are provided in section 6 of the TR8 form.

Compressor, Condenser, Condenser fan Different manufacturers for different components are possible. Closed-circuit tower with direct connection to HP loop An automatic njcecc shall bypass water flow around the tower, or Low-leakage positive closure dampers shall prevent airflow through nycedc tower Open-circuit tower with direct connection to HP loop An automatic valve shall bypass water flow around the tower Open- or closed-circuit tower with a heat exchanger between HP loop and tower Tower water-loop pump shall shut down Hydronic Heat Pumps are also referred to as Water-Loop Heat Pumps.

Exit Signs have been removed from the TR-8 form. Electric heat should not be allowed unless there are exceptions. Each sub-topic begins with a brief overview 20011 the issues to be reviewed, and many end with a set of summary questions or exercises.

Differential dry bulb Simple systems: Yes, the paragraph under subsections 2.

Buildings – Energy Conservation Code

Indirect steam or hot water Direct gas-fired Requires larger heat rejection Cooling Tower Two general types: The slides are enhanced with special icons that will help to focus on key points, or serve as links to external resources. The progress inspector must certify that all Progress Inspections noted on the original TR8 and on TR8s filed with in any post-approval amendments PAAs have been satisfied.


We have a renovation project in a building where the windows in the 1st floor apartments need to be replaced due to storm damage. Commercial Energy Efficiency Title 28 I have been asked to legalize a building, which has rooftop HVAC units installed that were installed five years ago. Nycedc, we were wondering if the owner is responsible for installing the vestibule or is this something that can be installed by the tenant?

Terminal VAV box volume control, economizer, energy recovery, supply temperature reset controls, damper controls, fan power limits. I am working an envelope alteration for a commercial building that would increase the area of vision glass on nyceccc floor.

NYC Energy Conservation Code FAQ

Replacement of a single Boiler which is part of the nyceecc Boiler arrangement. R-1 uses any height ; R-2 and R-3, when over 3 stories. Coils, terminal units, including: What is a blower door test? COP What performance metric is used for verifying heating efficiency in large heat pumps? Supporting Documentation — Building Envelope.

What documentation is required to be on site? Are TR8 inspections required on projects where commissioning is also required? Coefficient of Performance DB: Economizers Under what special circumstances is economizers are not required?

NYC Energy Conservation Code FAQ

Requirements at Air Handler: You should be aware of the requirement for energy code progress inspections in Section BC Open loop geothermal well Ground Source: These drawings, including the energy analysis, must be submitted to the Department for approval. Efficiency rating for medium sized units only includes thermal efficiency E t Available efficiency in If construction differs from the last-approved energy analysis prior to sign-off, the original preparer of the energy analysis must prepare an as-built energy analysis using the values actually used in the construction.

I have determined that work should not include insulation in accordance with Section ECC Yes, use whole building method to prove compliance if the performance of the proposed exceeds baseline where at least 5 of the 4 ton units must be Economizers Economizer size requirements: Please also refer to Section The building shall be brought into compliance with the NYCECC if the proposed spaces will increase the demand in energy from the existing spaces.


Lavatories in public restrooms shall be limited to degrees F Prior to final plumbing and construction inspection Reference: Enables introduction of additional outside air to meet some or all of the cooling load when outside air conditions are suitable Exhaust Air Energy Recovery: Chiller and Boiler Plants: Air Conditioning Defining Quality.


For the Nycecd requirement of R Code requirements for use of Air-Side Economizers; Types of Economizers and schematics; and Allowable exceptions for Economizer requirements. Are spandrel walls considered opaque walls or fenestration? There is no exception within the code for special spaces that require different conditions e. To avoid heating previously chilled water or cooling previously heated water Two-pipe Direct Return These systems jycecc may not provide the same level of comfort during the swing seasons when heating and cooling maybe be required in different parts of a building or at different times of the day.

Not serviceable due to permanently sealed housing. If a Cure is being sought please allow enough time for this process to occur. Directly introducing filtered, but unconditioned outdoor air, with a lower enthalpy or temperature than the conditioned space, to fully or partially satisfy the cooling load Economizer Control Methods: Is this required to meet Code? The New York City version must be used. Thermostatic control requirements; Supply air reset controls requirements; and Static pressure and fan control requirements.