New York IECC Building Energy Codes | COMcheck Compliance

New York Energy Codes

In a state like New York, where the climate varies significantly by region and regularly throughout the year, maintaining adequate insulation in your metal building is critical. Due to drastic seasonal changes, variable weather patterns and extreme high and low temperatures, faulty, damaged or inadequate insulation can prove tremendously costly and is guaranteed to substantially increase your thermal energy costs.

Steel Building Insulation is a leading national supplier of insulation repair products for metal buildings, and can equip you with the materials you need to tackle virtually any type of insulation installation or retrofit/repair job.

Whether you’re looking to keep your metal building warm in the winter, cool in the summer or condensation-free throughout the year, Steel Building Insulation can help! We offer high R-value systems for metal buildings, which provide equally high thermal performance results. We also carry insulation insulation facings for vinyl insulation repair projects ranging from the industry standard WMP-VR to the heavy duty WMP-50 and GYMGUARD varieties, tabs (the extension of the vinyl facing past the fiberglass insulation blanket) in an assortment of lengths, a variety of seal options and attachment methods, and Sealed N Safe thermal blocks, which can substantially increase insulation performance and save metal building owners thousands – if not tens of thousands – in energy, building and maintenance costs.

Condensation issues can also prove costly for metal building owners, and often result from a lack of insulation, insufficient insulation or damaged or torn insulation. One of the more damaging issues that requires insulation repair is concealed condensation, which occurs on the underside of a steel roof deck when the roof insulation is not in contact with the roof panel, trapping warm air as it comes in contact with the outer panel. Our double-layer, high R-Value insulation systems are extremely effective in condensation prevention.

Regardless of the size or scope of your construction project, adequately insulating your metal building through Steel Building Insulation will save you tremendous amounts of money. Our top quality, name-brand insulation products, discounted prices and superior service together enable us to offer our New York consumers one of the most complete and competitive metal building insulation packages on the market at the best prices.

IECC New York

Current Building Energy Code for New York: 2015 IECC with Amendments

Amendments / Additional State Code Information:
View 2016 Supplement to the New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code
View New York State Certification of Residential and Commercial Building Energy Codes

As of September 1, 2009 the State Green Building Construction Act went into law effect. The act stipulates that new state buildings and major renovations of existing buildings comply with green building guidelines established by the Office of General Service. The OGS has recognized LEED, Green Globes, and the American National Standards Institute as model green building programs.

Approved Compliance Tool: COMcheck
*Code Enforcement is Mandatory in the State of New York.

New York Energy Code Climate Zones by County

LS = Fiberglass Insulation | ci = continuous insulation



IECC Climate Zone

Roof Insulation

Wall Insulation

AlbanyCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
AlleganyCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
BronxMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
BroomeCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CattaraugusCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CayugaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ChautauquaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ChemungCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ChenangoCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ClintonCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ColumbiaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
CortlandCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DelawareCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
DutchessCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
ErieCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
EssexCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FranklinCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
FultonCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GeneseeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
GreeneCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HamiltonCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
HerkimerCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
JeffersonCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
KingsMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LewisCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
LivingstonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MadisonCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MonroeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
MontgomeryCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
NassauMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
New YorkMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
NiagaraCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OneidaCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OnondagaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OntarioCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OrangeCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OrleansCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OswegoCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
OtsegoCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
PutnamCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
QueensMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
RensselaerCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
RichmondMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
RocklandCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SaratogaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SchenectadyCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SchoharieCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SchuylerCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SenecaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
St. LawrenceCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SteubenCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SuffolkMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
SullivanCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
TiogaCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
TompkinsCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
UlsterCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WarrenCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WashingtonCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WayneCold5AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WestchesterMixed-Humid4AR-19+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
WyomingCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci
YatesCold6AR-25+R-11 LSR-13+R-13ci

Some other areas we service include:
New York City, New York
Buffalo, New York
Rochester, New York
Yonkers, New York
Syracuse, New York
Albany, New York
New Rochelle, New York
Mount Vernon, New York
Schenectady, New York
Utica, New York

Here are a few of the jobs we've supplied insulation to in New York:
Byron, New York - New Construction Insulated Metal Walls & Roof
Greene, New York - Retrofit Insulation for a Warehouse
Wurtsboro, New York - Retrofit for Shipping Facility
Pleasantville, New York - Insulation for Indoor Sports Arena
Troy, New York - Retrofit Insulation, Facing and Accessories
Albion, New York - Insulation for New Construction Equestrian Building
Greene, New York - Commercial Insulation for Warehouse Building

We make biweekly shipments to New York. Our minimum freight charge is $100, which is typical for small orders, and our maximum, $250, which is standard for large orders. Accessories typically ship via UPS or FedEx, and freight is determined by the carrier.