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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

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8:00 – 8:30 am EDT
Morning Session
8:30 – 11:45 am EDT
11:45 am – 12:45 pm EDT
Afternoon Session
12:45 – 5:00 pm EDT

Presented by

Wendy Talarico, LEED AP

Development of New York State Commercial Energy Conservation Code (NYSECC)
Introduction to the International Energy Conservation Code
New York State version, the NYS Energy Conservation Construction Code
IECC and the 2016 ASHRAE 90.1 – when to use which code
Reviewing the format and organization of the code
NYS amendments
Chapter 1: Enforcing the code
Code compliance methods
Definitions matter

Building Envelope
What’s new in 2020
R and U Factors
Insulation, air barriers and thermal boundaries
Below grade insulation
Fenestration requirements
Case studies

Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems
Requirements for controls
Equipment types and applications
Ventilation standards and options
Case studies

Service Water Heating Efficiencies
Pipe insulation, pool covers and heat traps

Power and Lighting
Lighting controls
Whole building or space-by-space method
Exterior lighting
Case studies

Future of the Energy Codes

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

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Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

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7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)

Professional Engineers
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours

International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Energy)

Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This live, interactive webinar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers licensed in New York and New Jersey (HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700)).

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)).

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (No. 1232), and this course is approved for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy.

This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.

Attendance will be monitored, a quiz will follow the instruction, and completion certificates will be available after the webinar for individuals who completed the entire event and passed the quiz (multiple attempts allowed).


Wendy Talarico LEED AP

Wendy Talarico, LEED AP

Ms. Talarico is an ICC-certified energy/green code plan reviewer. She has more than 25 years of experience working with architects, engineers, designers, contractors and owners as a code advocate, instructor and writer. Her areas of expertise include building energy, sustainability issues, and codes, including the IECC, ASHRAE 90.1, IEBC, and the IgCC.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Complying with the Commercial Provisions of the 2020 New York State Energy Conservation Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This seven-hour live presentation examines the International Energy Conservation Code and New York’s amendments to formulate the New York Energy Conservation Construction Code. It covers commercial provisions for building envelopes, HVAC systems, service water heating, and power and lighting.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with commercial provisions in the New York State Commercial Energy Conservation Code (NYSECC) to increase the benefits of insulation, air barriers and thermal boundaries in buildings to reduce energy consumption.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with commercial provisions in the NYSECC to increase efficiencies in heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, including complying with control requirements, equipment types and applications, ventilation standards, and refrigeration.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with commercial provisions in the NYSECC to utilize code-compliant pipe insulation, pool covers and heat traps for service water heating efficiency.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with commercial provisions in the NYSECC for increased efficiency in power and lighting systems, including controls and exterior lighting.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                         LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with commercial building systems and building code compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  04/10/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

Streamable self-study formats are available approximately 1 week after the date of the live event.

The streamable self-study package includes an MP4 format video recording of a live webinar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed for the webinar. You will receive a PDF of the course manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

Completion of an online follow-up quiz is required for those seeking continuing education credit. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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