Energy Efficiency

Benchmarking Requirements Expand to Mid-Sized Buildings (Plus, Public Grades for All)

By George Crawford   As previously reported, Local Law 84 of 2009 (LL 84)—the NYC Benchmarking Law—has expanded with the addition of Local Law 133 of 2016 (LL 133). Until now, energy and water benchmarking requirements were limited to buildings 50,000 square feet and larger. LL 133 has extended these requirements to buildings that are 25,000 s.f…. View more

New York City Extends 2018 Benchmarking Compliance Deadline

By Renee Sosnowski The Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability (OLTPS) notified the Department of Buildings (DOB) by letter that it has temporarily suspended compliance with Administrative Code §28-309.4, Benchmarking Energy and Water Use. Unresolved technical issues prompted the temporary suspension of 2018 benchmarking compliance for the 2017 calendar year. Previously, 2017 benchmarking reports… View more

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