1991 Energy Conservation Construction Code Archive


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1991 Energy Conservation Construction Code Archive


Old Energy Code and Compliance Forms Archive

(PLEASE NOTE: Buildings applying for a permit after January 1, 2008 must comply with the 2007 Energy Conservation Code of New York State)


New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code, with Amendents (NYSECCC), effective March 1, 1991

This information is not the official version of the Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (NYCRR). No representation is made as to it's accuracy, nor may it be read into evidence in New York State Courts. To ensure accuracy and for evidentiary purposes, reference should be made to the official NYCRR.

This document is made possible through the courtesy of the Secretary of State of the State of New York.


Compliance Forms


Part 4 (§7813) Building Design by Component Performance

This Part establishes criteria for the design of HVAC, service water heating, electrical, and lighting systems and equipment for all buildings. This Part also establishes criteria for the design of building envelope systems of all buildings four stories or more in height and all buildings less than four stories in height in which dwelling units do not comprise the majority of conditioned floor area.

Part 5 (§7814) Building Design by Acceptable Practice

This Part establishes criteria for the design of residential buildings; provided, however, that such residential buildings shall: contain no more than two dwelling units; have less than 5000 square feet in gross floor area; not exceed three stories in height; and have a wall glazing area that does not exceed 17 percent of the gross wall area.

Part 6 (§7815) Building Design by Thermal Rating Method

This Part establishes criteria for the design of all residential buildings containing one or two dwelling units and to residential buildings containing three or more dwelling units where such buildings are three stories or less in height and in which dwelling units comprise the majority of conditioned floor area.