[NY] R101.1 The Energy Code
The New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code promulgated pursuant to Article 11 of the Energy Law (hereinafter referred to as the "Energy Code") is contained in Title 19 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations, Part 1240 ("19 NYCRR Part 1240"), and in the publications incorporated by reference in 19 NYCRR Part 1240.
This publication (the 2020 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State, hereinafter referred to as the "ECCCNYS") is one of the publications incorporated by reference in 19 NYCRR Part 1240. The provisions set forth in this publication are part of the Energy Code.
The Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State has two separate sets of provisions. This set of provisions (the "ECCCNYS—Residential Provisions") includes provisions applicable to residential buildings. The other set of provisions (the "ECCCNYS—Commercial Provisions") includes provisions applicable to commercial buildings.
The Energy Code shall be administered and enforced in accordance with the strictest of:
- The requirements of the code enforcement program established by the governmental unit or agency responsible for administration and enforcement of the Energy Code with respect to the building in question,
- The minimum requirements established by the regulations adopted by the Department of State pursuant to section 381(1) of the New York State Executive Law, or
- The requirements set forth in this Chapter 1 [RE] and, as applicable, in Chapter 1 [CE] of this publication.