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Local Law 87 Outreach & Training

Audits and Retro-commissioning Outreach
The Department of Buildings (DOB) currently holds bimonthly information sessions on Local Law 87 (LL87) at 280 Broadway in lower Manhattan. For dates and registration info, visit DOB's LL87 page. For those who are unable to attend, the information session presentation (in PDF) is available for download.

Audits and Retro-commissioning Training
The following is a list of approved certifications for LL87.

Approved Energy Auditor Certifications
CEA - Certified Energy Auditor
CEM - Certified Energy Manager
HPBD - High Performance Building Design Professional
MFBA - Multi-Family Building Analyst
NYSERDA Approved FlexTech Consultants

Approved Retro-commissioner Certifications and Trainings
ACAP - Accredited Commissioning Process Authority Professional
CBCF - Certified Building Commissioning Firm
CBCP - Certified Building Commissioning Professional
CCP - Certified Commissioning Professional
CPMP - Certified Process Management Professional
EBCP - Existing Building Commissioning Professional

Energy Auditor Certifications and Trainings
Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) offers classroom and online training for the CEA certification. All candidates are required to complete live or web-based trainings before taking the CEA examination.

Live Trainings
3-Day Seminar at SUNY Stony Brook

Online Trainings
Online Preparatory Training Seminar

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Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
AEE also offers classroom and online training for the CEM certification.

Live Trainings
5-Day Comprehensive Training for Energy Managers
4-Day Training Course for Government-Involved Energy Professionals
2-Day Preparatory Fast Track Course

Online Trainings
Fast Track Online Seminar for Energy Managers

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High Performance Building Design Professional (HPBD)
Eligible contractors need to complete an application and pass an exam to become certified. No trainings are available. For eligibility requirements and the exam application for High Performance Building Design Professional Certification, please refer to the American Society for Heating Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers' (ASHRAE) website for HPBD information.

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Multi-Family Building Analyst (MFBA)
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) does not require specific training prior to becoming certified. Please refer to the BPI website for BPI certification details.

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NYSERDA Approved FlexTech Consultants
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) FlexTech Consultants must show experience and a thorough understanding of working with and providing energy efficiency services to commercial and industrial customers within New York State. Eligible firms include, but are not limited to, energy consultants, engineering companies, and energy service companies. More information and a list of approved consultants are on the NYSERDA FlexTech page.

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Retro-commissioner Certifications and Trainings
Accredited Commissioning Process Authority Professional (ACAP)
At this time, there are no local training programs available for this certification. For additional information, please refer to the University of Wisconsin website.

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Certified Building Commissioning Firm (CBCF)
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is now offering CBCF certification for eligible firms. Read more about eligibility requirements at the CBCF website.

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Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
AEE also offers classroom training and examination for the CBCP Certification.

Live Trainings
3-Day Seminar and Examination
5-Day Comprehensive Training and Examination

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Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP)
To earn the Building Commissioning Association's (BCA) CCP designation, participants must complete an application that is reviewed by the Building Commissioning Certification Board and pass a comprehensive 2-hour examination. For additional information, visit the BCA website.

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Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP)
Eligible contractors need to complete an application and pass an exam to become certified. No trainings are available. Please refer to the ASHRAE website for CPMP information.

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Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP)
To earn the EBCP certification, participants must attend a 3-day training seminar, pass the 4-hour examination, and fulfill criteria requirements as specified by AEE. For additional information, visit the AEE website.

Live Trainings
3-Day Training Seminar

Other LL87 Audits & Retro-commissioning Links

LL87 Home
About LL87
Covered Buildings (Buildings Required to Audit and Retro-commission)
Energy Efficiency Report (EER)
How to Comply
Where to Get Help

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