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According to Jodi Smits Anderson , Director Sustainability Programs, Dormitory Authority State of New York (DASNY), and member of USGBC New York Upstate , 33 DASNY employees have been trained to implement New York State’s new energy code , which takes effect October 3. New York is becoming the sixth state to meet the federally certified commercial and residential energy requirements. According to Smits Anderson, the training will ensure a smooth transition across all DASNY-led projects. What are the changes? “The new Energy Code recognizes that the building envelope is a significant piece of the energy use puzzle. It is not just about highly efficient heating and cooling systems, power use density and lighting levels. It is about high R-values and continuous insulation, sealing every gap and understanding how windows and doors affect performance. This also means that commu...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/implementing-new-energy-cod...

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