Stretch Code Course Descriptions

S2.1 NYStretch Energy Code for Residential Buildings 90 minute (Pt 1) 

T02- 07-2977

This course is Part 1 of a two-part series covering the envelope requirements for residential buildings in the NYStretch Code.  We also discuss the intention and benefits of this voluntary code and its relationship to the New York City energy code. 

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the intent and savings potential of the residential provisions of NYStretch
  • Identify all available energy code compliance pathways under NYStretch(or NYCECC)  
  • Identify differences between NYStretch(or NYCECC) and the base code 
  • Identify and understand all “mandatory” requirements (items that must be met regardless of compliance path)

 

S2.2 NYStretch Energy Code for Residential Buildings 90 minute (Pt 2)

T02-07-2976

This course is Part 2 of a two-part series and covers the mechanical, plumbing and lighting requirements for residential buildings in the NYStretch Code, as well as requirements covering electric power systems.  We will also discuss the relationship of this voluntary code to the mandatory New York City energy code. 

Learning objectives:

  • Identify how mechanical equipment efficiencies and lighting factor into each energy code compliance option under NYStretch(or NYCECC)  
  • Identify differences between NYStretch (or NYCECC) and the base code for mechanical, plumbing and lighting systems 
  • Understand the Electric Power (Solar-ready and EV-ready) requirements
  • Identify and understand all “mandatory” requirements (items that must be met regardless of compliance path)

 

S3.1 NYStretch Energy Code for Commercial Buildings (Pt 1)

T02-07-2987

This course is Part 1 of a two-part series covering several requirements in the NYStretch Code for commercial buildings including: code compliance paths; building thermal envelope; mechanical systems; service water heating; commissioning; and, additions and alterations. We also discuss the intention and benefits of this voluntary code and its relationship to the New York City energy code.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify all available energy code compliance pathways under NYStretch
  • Identify differences between NYStretch and the base energy code
  • Understand which provisions are modifications of the IECC/ASHRAE versus an expansion in scope
  • Identify and understand all mandatory requirements (items that must be met regardless of compliance path)

 

S3.2 NYStretch Energy Code for Commercial Buildings (Pt 2)

T02-07-2991

This course is Part 2 of a two-part series covering several requirements in the NYStretch Code for commercial buildings including Electric Power; Appendix CA; Kitchen Equipment and Elevators; Building Monitoring; Lighting; Total Building Performance; Additional Efficiency Packages and Appendix CC. We also discuss the intention and benefits of this voluntary code and its relationship to the New York City energy code.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand requirements for Electric Power and Lighting under NYStretch.
  • Understand requirements for Appendix CA Solar-Ready.
  • Identify requirements for commercial kitchen appliances and elevators.
  • Understand which provisions are modifications of the base code versus an expansion in scope.

Trainer Biographies

Cosimina Panetti – Vice President of Building Codes Assistance Project

Bio coming soon…

Mike Turns, Director Codes & New Construction

Mike Turns is a Director Codes & New Construction for PSD. He is a leading national expert in the International Energy Conservation Code, having developed and taught numerous training programs on three versions of the IECC. Mike is an experienced manager, with direct experience managing a number of residential new construction programs in different states. Prior to joining PSD, he was the Associate Director of the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) at Penn State University. While, at the PHRC, Mike managed the largest provider of residential building code training in Pennsylvania, and performed other services for the residential construction industry such as developing and presenting training programs and webinars, organizing conferences, writing articles and reports, and networking with residential professionals through industry advisory council meetings and other events.

Jerone Gagliano, PE, CEM, LEED AP, Vice President Energy Engineering Services

Jerone Gagliano is nationally recognized for his expertise in the retrofit energy analysis of multifamily buildings. As Vice President of Energy Engineering Services at Performance Systems Development he serves as a subject matter expert for the company’s multifamily retrofit efforts including internal green retrofit procedures, program design, and development of training curricula. Mr. Gagliano has extensive building performance experience from years of ASHRAE-compliant energy retrofit audits. He delivers advanced trainings on multifamily and commercial facility energy audits, consulting services, and develops best practices for and oversees the quality assurance of the company’s energy audits. He considers building retrofits a financial and societal investment from start to finish that should balance risk, accuracy, and budget. Mr. Gagliano serves as chair of the Multifamily Homes Group for Efficiency First. Mr. Gagliano is a licensed Professional Engineer, a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional, a Certified Energy Manager, BPI Multifamily Analyst, and a LEED Accredited Professional. Jerone is a frequent presenter at national conferences including GreenBuild, ACI, and ACEEE, and has served on technical panels such as Oakridge National Lab’s national evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), the DOE Clean Energy Roadshow, and multifamily data standards meetings led by Fannie Mae and MacArthur Foundation. He serves as chair of the Multifamily Homes Group for Efficiency First, as well as a committee member and contributing author to standards on the RESNET Software Approval Standard working group, the BPI Data Collection and Transfer Standard working group, and the California Multifamily Home Energy Retrofit Coordinating Committee (MF HERCC).

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