Introduced in 2009 by Council Member Gennaro, the Speaker (Council Member Quinn), Brewer, Comrie, Dickens, Garodnick, Gioia, James, Koppell, Lappin, Mitchell, Palma, Recchia Jr., Reyna, Rivera, Stewart, Liu, Yassky, Sears, White Jr., Mendez, de Blasio, Mark-Viverito, Vann, Avella, Vacca, Gerson, Jackson, Gonzalez, Ferreras, Vallone Jr., Barron, Arroyo, Crowley and Mealy.
To amend the New York city charter and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring energy audits and retro-commissioning of base building systems of certain buildings and retro-fitting of certain city-owned buildings.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new article 308 to read as follows:
Energy audits and retro-commissioning of building systems.
§28-308.1 Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
BASE BUILDING SYSTEMS. The systems or subsystems of a building that use energy and/or impact energy consumption including:
Exception: The term “base building systems” shall not include: