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Queens Multifamily Building

New York City is committed to reduce our emissions by 80 percent below 2005 levels by 2050, making us the largest city in the world to commit to this goal.

In New York City, our buildings are responsible for the overwhelming share of our emissions. The energy we use in our homes, schools, workplaces, stores, and public facilities accounts for nearly 75% of our contribution to climate change.

Below are some links you may find helpful for information on making your building comply with the New York City’s Green Building Legislation.

Are you familiar with the NYC Greener, Greater Buildings Plan and One City: Built to Last?

How can you comply with LL84 Benchmarking this year?

How can you comply with LL87/09 Energy Audit & Retro-commissioning this year?

How can you comply with LL88/09 Lighting Upgrades & Sub-metering?

Do want more information on some of the financing options with NYSERDA’s programs?

What are some other sources of Federal or New York State financial incentives?

Is Your Building Burning the Dirty No. 4 or No. 6 Oil?

U.S. Department of Energy’s Programs to Reduce Energy Use in Buildings

Do want more information on some of Con Edison’s Energy Efficiency programs?

Commercial Green Leases

For General Information on Renewable Energy

For Solar PV and Green Roof NYC Property Tax Abatement Information

For NYS Renewable Energy Property Tax Abatement Information

For NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) Information

UPDATE: 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code

The 2016 New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code (NYSECC), based on the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code and ASHRAE 90.1-2013 – as modified by the State of New York, went into effect on October 3, 2016. The 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC), based on the State Code and further modified, went into effect on October 3, 2016.

Design for Resiliency Information (After Superstorm Sandy)

Energy Disclosure Ordinances in Other U.S. Cities

Property Taxes as Financing Vehicle for Green Upgrades