Archive for November 3rd, 2010

NYC ECC and COMcheck

November 3, 2010

* DoB now accepts DOE-sponsored software to verify NYC ECC compliance for design projects, available for Windows and Mac OS.

* DOE has released a new version of EnergyPlus building energy simulation software.

* Ancient Romans had some of the same issues facing us today in NYC: collapsing buildings, and devising energy efficiency measures.

Maiden Lane facade of 2 Federal Reserve Plaza, 33 Maiden Lane, 1985. Traditional floor by floor brick exterior wall construction consisting of 6″ block backup, 2″ cavity, and 3 5/8″ Belden brick, complies with NYC ECC.