Does Your Property Need to Meet 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

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VIDEO – How to Add a Building on NYCityAlerts

Adding a building is your ticket to stress-free real estate compliance! We've made a handy video that shows you how to add your first property. https://vimeo.com/323795589 Sign up for a 30-day free trial over at http://www.nycityalerts.com and start monitoring a building!

New Carbon Monoxide Requirements

Local Law 181 of 2018 adds additional requirements to certain buildings in regards to carbon monoxide (CO2) detectors. The following occupancies must comply: A-1A-2A-3Group BGroup M If your building falls under the above occupancies and has a fire alarm system, the carbon monoxide alarms must have the following features or abilities: Built-in sounder basesTransmits a ...

Adding Your First Building on NYCityAlerts

Adding a building onto your NYCityAlerts account is a simple process. Here's how you can start monitoring a building on our platform: Step 1: Visit our homepage at http://www.nycityalerts.com and log in. If you don't yet have an account, you can create one by clicking the "Get Started Free" button. Step 2: Search for your ...

Where to Post Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Notices

Multiple dwellings need to have signs posted regarding smoke detector and carbon monoxide (CO2) alarms. Legibility The text on the notice needs to be at least 3/16ths of an inch tall. The font choice needs to be bold, easily readable, and of contrasting colors. Where to Post the Notice Post your notices in a common ...

Do Your Tenants Need Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is dangerous for us to breathe in, but we cannot detect it unassisted. It is colorless, tasteless, and odorless to humans. Detecting devices are necessary in homes, in order to alert us of unsafe CO buildup. If there is carbon monoxide in your building, immediately go outside and ...

Being Prepared for Flooding

Special Flood Hazard Areas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) that notes high-risk areas. These areas have a 1% or higher risk of flooding in a year. Over 30 years, there's a 26% chance of flooding. Due to the high probability of a flood over the course of ...

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