Local Law 97 Compliance
& Energy Savings
Groundbreaking climate legislation that will affect buildings with 25,000 square feet or more starting in 2024
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Local Law 97 of 2019 (Bill 1253) Highlights
Affects buildings greater than 25,000 square feet
Sets increasingly stringent limits on carbon emissions per square foot in 2024 and 2030
40% reduction by 2030 and 80% by 2050
Flexibility to comply through renewable energy credits and/or emissions offsets
New Office of Building Energy and Emissions Performance at Department of Buildings
Strong advisory board mandate to help refine emission metrics and limits
Penalties for non-compliance – maximum penalty is the difference between a building’s annual emissions limit and its actual emissions multiplied by $268 – this can be millions
Up to 100 percent deduction from annual emissions limit for purchase of credits for renewable energy in NYC of feeding directly into NYC
City will study and develop implementation plan for carbon trading by Jan. 1, 2021
Hefty Fines will begin in 5 years
How TopPatch works with building owners
Free Local Law 97 Energy Savings Audit.
Achieve $0 net cost energy savings utilizing rebates, incentives & financing from NYSERDA & ConEdison.
Provide Local Law 97 evidence trail to avoid fines.
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