NYStretch Code – Energy (2018) Resource Page

Development of the NYStretch-2018 code will be ongoing during 2017 and 2018.  This page will be maintained and updated to provide background documents on code development topics and to provide access to the presentations from all of the public meetings.

    1. Discussion of energy Metrics and comparison of Site vs Source vs Cost :
      ENERGY STAR Performance Ratings
      Methodology for Incorporating Source Energy Use
    2. Discussion of the Use of EUI for Measuring Building Performance   – Is EUI the best metric ?
      Benchmarking Building Energy Use ASHRAE
    3. Explanation of how the ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix g targets were developed and how they should be applied.
      Developing Performance Cost Index Targets for ASHRAE Standard 90.1 Appendix G – Performance Rating Method
    4. Guidance to a range of Multifamily Measures that Exceed Base Code
      Multifamily Guide Project
    5. NYSERDA research paper by Maria Karpman on NY-specific software and Appendix g recommendations
      Performance-based Code Compliance: Enforcement Practices and Software Policy Recommendations
    6. Recent paper on how federal preemption of appliance and HVAC efficiency standards hinders state and city climate policies
      Federal Preemption as a Barrier to Cost Savings and High-Performance Buildings in Local Energy Codes 
    7. NYSERDA research paper that compares the two market-based Passive House Standards with the ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G Performance Rating Method.
      ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G / PHIUS+ / Passivhaus Comparison Evaluation for Multifamily Buildings
    8. PNNL technical report, “Energy Savings Analysis of the Proposed NY Stretch – Energy Code 2018


August 8, 2018 Final Draft Webinar


December 1, 2017 Advisory Group

October 26, 2017 Multifamily

October 24, 2017 Commercial

October 12, 2017 Residential

September 28, 2017 Advisory Group

July 12, 2017 Multifamily

July 12, 2017 Residential

July 10, 2017 Commercial

June 8, 2017 Advisory Group

Meeting Minutes

December 1, 2017 Advisory Group

October 26, 2017 Multifamily Working Group

October 24, 2017 Commercial Working Group

October 12, 2017 Residential Working Group

September 28, 2017 Advisory Group

July 13, 2017 Multifamily Working Group

July 12, 2017  Residential Working Group

June 10, 2017 Commercial Working Group 

June 08, 2017 Advisory Group