LL87 requires large buildings to undergo an energy audit once every 10 years, along with retro-commissioning to "tune up" the building's existing energy systems and ensure efficient operation. The information, which will be compiled in an energy efficiency report, will be broken down into six categories:
- Basic team information
- General building information
- Existing equipment inventory
- Energy end use breakdown
- Energy conservation measures from the audit
- Retro-commissioning measures
In alignment with annual benchmarking, these measures will work to optimize buildings' energy performance.
Read Local Law 87: Energy Audits and Retro-commissioning (in PDF)
Energy Audits and Retro-commissioning Rule
The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has published a rule to provide more details on how to perform energy audits and retro-commissioning to comply with LL87.
Read Local Law 87: Final Rule (in PDF)
Click here to download the DOB sample energy audit reporting tool, Please note that this is a draft tool and should not be used to submit Energy Efficiency Reports. Check back for further updates. The final version of DOB’s energy audit reporting tool will posted when complete.
HABITAT, January 22, 2013
Other LL87 Audits & Retro-commissioning Links
Energy Efficiency Report (EER)
Covered Buildings (Buildings Required to Audit and Retro-commission)
How to Comply
Where to Get Help