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Energy Services

The Energy Services Unit provides assistance to code enforcement officials, design professionals, and the general public on the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State.




Adoption of the 2010 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State

The 2010 version of the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State (ECCCNYS) was effective on December 28, 2010. All projects permitted after that date are required to comply with the 2010 ECCCNYS. Copies of the 2010 ECCCNYS are available through the International Code Council by calling (800) 786-4452 or by visiting their website at www.iccsafe.orgThis link will open in a new page. For information on this updated code, visit our 2010 Code page.



DOE REScheck and COMcheck Online Training

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has created online training websites for use with their REScheckThis link will open in a new page and COMcheckThis link will open in a new page software.  Use the following links to access the sites:

REScheck online trainingThis link will open in a new page

COMcheck online trainingThis link will open in a new page

Please Note: When using REScheck in New York State, the 2010 ECCCNYS (and not the 2009 IECC) must be used as a reference for the REScheck software. RESCheck Version 4.4.1 and COMCheck Version 3.8.0 (and subsequent versions) can be used for compliance with the 2010 ECCCNYS and are available now at www.energycodes.govThis link will open in a new page


Energy Conservation Construction Code Archive

2007 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State - Clarifications

1991 Energy Conservation Construction Code Archive


For More Information, Contact:
        Joseph Hill, R.A.
        Assistant Director for Energy Services
        New York State Department of State Division of Building Standards and Codes
        One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1160, Albany, NY 12231
        Phone: (518) 474-4073
        Fax: (518) 486-4487