How Will the Climate Mobilization Act Affect Building Owners?

On April 18, 2019, the City passed the Climate Mobilization Act, which comprises of a group of bills. Here are some major points of these legislations: Retrofits The minimum square footage for retro-commissioning once a decade would reduced to 25,000 sqf. for many properties. Efficiency Grades The scoring criteria for energy efficiency grades will be ...

How Many Fire Guards Are Needed Per Building

What is a Fire Guard Guards perform sire safety duties and participate in fire watch, including: Knowledge of fire extinguishers and/or alarm pull stationsIdentify and control fire hazardsDetect early signs of fireRaise alarm for a fireNotifying the FDNY  When Are Guards Required When any of the following are not in service: Standpipe SystemSprinkler SystemFire Alarm ...

Does Your Property Need to Meed these Lighting Requirements?

Some buildings will need to have updated lighting systems by January 25, 2025. This is part of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP), which strives to cut down New York City's energy use through building initiatives. Another requirement covered by the same Local Law (88 of 2009) is sub-metering. Which Buildings Need to Comply? Covered ...

Greener, Greater Buildings Plan Legislations

New York City’s Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP) aims to create a more sustainable city by decreasing energy waste. Local Law 84 of 2009 involves Benchmarking. Benchmarking is completed annually on May 1 each year for covered buildings. Local Law 85 of 2005 involves New York City’s local energy code. Buildings must meet energy codes ...

Will Your Building Require Sub-Metering?

Meters measure how much electricity is flowing to a building. Sub-meters, which measure the electricity flow within a specific space will need to be installed within some buildings by January 25, 2025.  Who Need to Comply? Covered buildings include the following: a) Buildings over 25,000 gross square feet OR  b) Multiple buildings on the same ...

VIDEO – How to Track Jobs on NYCityAlerts

NYCityAlerts allows you to track a job application without having to follow or get alerts for an entire building. The process of adding a job is simple and easy! https://vimeo.com/325503133

VIDEO – How to Add a Building on NYCityAlerts

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