Introduction to Local Law 87 New York

All NYC Buildings over 50,000 square feet must comply with Local Law 87.

The New York City Greener, Greater Buildings legislation, effective September 2012, imposes ongoing requirements for all building owners in New York City, both commercial and residential, with a focus on buildings that are more than 50,000 square feet in gross area. Requirements for Energy Audits and Retro-Commis ...
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Local Law 87 Compliance FAQs

What are the requirements that I must meet to comply with the new Local Laws?

The new laws require energy audits and retro-commissioning every ten years, starting in 2013. Lighting upgrades and the installation of sub-meters in tenant spaces of 10,000 square feet or more are required by 2025. Please note that each Local Law 87 is also subject to rulemaking—i.e. the process of creati ...
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Your Steps to Compliance with Local Law 87 of NYC

1. Benchmark your building in E-Star Portfolio Manager if not already done.

If you are up to date on your Local Law 84 Compliance, then you are all set on this one. Don’t worry though, if you’re behind on your benchmarking, or have any outstanding II84 Penalites, getting up to speed is easy with the right consultants.

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