Category: Local Law

Are You Keeping Track of Your Façade Filing Period?

Façade Inspections Building exteriors deteriorate over time, due to factors such as weather conditions and pollution. When there are unsafe conditions on the outside, sidewalk pedestrians and occupants who utilize balconies and roof space are at risk. The Façade Inspection & Safety Program (FISP) ensures that these exteriors are regularly inspected for safety. Is your ...

Audits and Retrocommissioning

LL87 Local Law 87 was implemented in 2009, as part of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan. Large buildings must go through an audit and retro-commissioning, in order to have an understanding of the full scope of the building’s performance. This is an important step towards increasing the overall sustainability of New York City, as large ...

NYC Benchmarking Requirements in 2018

Benchmarking (Local Law 84) Owners of large buildings must measure and report on consumption of energy and water every year. This is a proven way for buildings to decrease emissions and energy use. Having your own data available to be compared with others incites positive changes in behavior. Before: It used to be that buildings ...