Local Law 87, as part of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan, requires all buildings larger than 50,000 square feet to undergo energy audits and retro-commissioning. The process informs building owners of their energy consumption, gives them a greater understanding of their building's overall performance, and drives the adoption of energy efficient systems. Energy audits are the surveys and analyses of energy use and retro-commissioning is the process of ensuring correct equipment installation and performance.
These analyses and processes must be undergone once every ten years and reported electronically as an Energy Efficiency Report (EER) to the Department of Buildings. The completed EER consists of Professional Certification Forms and Data Collection Tool Spreadsheets.
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