NYC Energy Conservation Code TR8 Inspections and Reporting

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
Student with Valid ID$85.00 USD
General Public$100.00 USD

Event Details

The New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) TR8 form is the statement of responsibility that a registered design professional (PE or RA) provides to NYC DOB after performing progress inspections on required energy-code compliance items in residential buildings. This course on the Technical Report Statement of Responsibility for Energy Code Progress Inspections will cover the following:

  • Approved Agencies rule: what is the role of the TR8 inspector of record?
  • Approved Agencies rule: what should be included in inspection reports
  • Protection of Exposed Foundation Insulation
  • Insulation Placement and R-values
  • Fenestration and door U-factor and product ratings
  • Fenestration Air Leakage
  • Fenestration Areas'
  • Air sealing and insulation – visual inspection (2016)
  • Air barrier visual inspection (2020)
  • Air Sealing and Insulation-Testing
  • Air Barrier-Testing
  • Fireplaces
  • Shut off Dampers
  • Ventilation and Aire Distribution System
  • HVAC and Service Water heating equipment
  • HVAC and Service Watering Controls
  • HVAC and Service Water Piping Design and Insulation
  • Duct Leakage Testing, Insulation, and Design
  • Electrical Power and Lighting Sytems
  • Permanent Certificate
  • Electrical Vehicle Service Equipment Requirements
  • Certification

View Sylabus I to learn more about what will be discussed in each topic.

Janet Mellor

About the Speaker:
Janet Mellor is a NYS registered architect with over 30 years experience in building energy conservation. She recently retired from her position as Senior Energy Code Compliance Auditor with the Department of Buildings Bureau of Sustainability. In that capacity, she trained energy code inspectors and auditors, developed references and training materials for the review of energy code-related construction documents and inspection reports, and oversaw the resolution of energy code infractions. Janet hopes to pass along the knowledge gained from that experience to construction industry professionals and to the public.