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4 April New York

​State of New York

On March 9, 2016, the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council completed major updates to the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (Energy Code).  The Uniform Code update incorporates the following documents by reference: 2015 I-Codes including the 2015 IECC and by reference; 2014 National Electrical Code, 2013 ASHRAE 90.1., 2016 Energy Code Update.

A Notice of Adoption for the Uniform Code and Energy Code update will be published in the April 6, 2016 edition of the State Register, establishing the following implementation schedule: There will be a transition period for the newly adopted Uniform Code from April 6, 2016 to October 3, 2016. The newly adopted Energy Code will be effective October 3, 2016 with no transition period.

Contact: Jack.Lyons@nema.org



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