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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