The NYC Department of Buildings just released a new set of proposed rules for Local Law 97. The comprehensive package clarifies key
The NYC Department of Buildings just released a new set of proposed rules for Local Law 97. The comprehensive package clarifies key remaining details on compliance for covered buildings and is a major step toward full implementation of the law.
A public hearing is set to take place on October 24 at 11 a.m. when the administration will hear comments from the public. Once finalized, these rules will shape key features of the law as the first compliance period begins in 2024.
Urban Green is hosting a special webinar with the Department of Buildings to unpack the proposed rules on September 21 at 10 a.m. Register now for a deep dive into what’s new and what it means for Local Law 97. In the meantime, read our article with what you need to know about the rules.
Defines the standard for “good faith efforts” that DOB will use to determine if a non-compliant building can be eligible for mitigated penalties in the 2024-29 compliance period;
Adds a new beneficial electrification credit that rewards covered buildings for early electrification of space or water heating before 2030;
Clarifies requirements for some affordable housing, houses of worship and other Article 321 buildings that must follow the law’s prescriptive path;
Issues guidance on Local Law 88 of 2009’s lighting upgrades and sub-metering requirements.
(Thursday) 10:00 am - 11:15 am ET