Energy and Water Benchmarking: Local Law 476-A (New York, NY 2009)

State: 
New York
City: 
New York
Enacted: 
2009
Summary: 

This law addresses annual ENERGY STAR benchmarking for commercial and multi-family buildings 50,000 square feet and greater. Annual disclosure to a public website is required. The law is being phased in over 3 years with city-owned buildings first, then commercial, then multi-family. The NYC Dept. of Buildings is in rulemaking.

Model Policy Category: 
Energy Audits, Benchmarking, and Disclosure