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Roof Concerns to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Increase Energy Efficiency

Climate change is a major concern today, and LL97 compliance requires commercial buildings across NYC to reduce their carbon footprint. One way to do this is by making changes to the roof. The roof is one of the most important structures of a building, and it plays a crucial role [...]

Plumbing Solutions to Conserve Water in Apartment Buildings

As our planet's resources continue to dwindle, conserving water wherever and however we can is essential. New York’s Local Law 97 (LL97) requires buildings to comply with energy efficiency standards by a specified deadline. Part of the overall changes to your building may include the plumbing. Apartment buildings, in particular, [...]

Exploring the 4 Elements of Sustainable Building

Sustainable building is now at the forefront of New York City building contractors. NYC Local Law 97 (LL97) has focused attention on the environment and the impacts that humans have on it. Therefore, it is essential to consider the sustainability of new and existing buildings. Sustainable building involves designing and [...]

Does Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Interfere with LL97 Compliance?

NYC Local Law 97 (LL97) is no longer just a topic of conversation among New York City's building owners - it's a reality that's shaping the city's energy landscape. The law requires large buildings in NYC to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions limits starting in 2024. However, the growing demand [...]

When Do You Need Permits for LL97 Compliance?

Local Law 97 (LL97) of 2019, also known as the Building Emissions Law, aims to limit emissions from buildings in NYC. While LL97 has undergone some updates to provide clarity for building owners, the compliance rules are still difficult to understand, with hard target dates and ongoing emission targets for [...]

Partnering with Tenants to Reach Bill LL97 Compliance Goals

Navigating the complexities of New York City's Bill LL97 can be a daunting task for property owners. Achieving compliance with this legislation not only helps you avoid financial penalties, but it also improves building efficiency and value. A crucial aspect of this process is fostering a collaborative relationship with your [...]

What Building Owners Need to Know About New York City’s Benchmarking Law

As a building owner in New York City, you may have heard about Local Law 84, and the Benchmarking Law requirements it contains. The law requires owners of certain buildings to annually measure and report their energy and water use to the city. For building owners who are not sure [...]

How a Consultant Can Help You Become Compliant with NYC Local Law 97 (LL97)

Implemented to mitigate the impact of climate change, New York City Local Law 97 (LL97) intends to create a more sustainable and greener future for everyone in NYC. To achieve this, it requires owners of large buildings to meet specific emissions targets each year. The path to compliance with LL97 [...]

How Can I Afford LL97 Modifications?

Many NYC builders are facing challenges with LL97 compliance. Among those are finding ways to pay for the numerous modifications necessary to reduce their buildings’ carbon footprint, improve energy efficiency and other improvements. For many older buildings, affording the major changes required can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. Latitude Compliance [...]