Local Law 33/95
Requires most buildings that are required to benchmark to display Building Energy Efficiency Rating labels containing A-D or F letter grades. Energy rating labels are available every October 1st in the Department of Buildings DOB NOW portal to be printed and posted by October 31st. Letter grades must be displayed for the entire year until a new rating is received next October.
NYC’s energy efficiency rating law.
Active ordinance rules.
The amended law in which the grading criteria was adjusted.
The Department of Buildings’ FAQ regarding Local Law 33/95. If your question does not appear on this list, please reach out to the NYC Sustainability Help Center for assistance.
The City’s instructional PDF booklet for complying with Local Law 33/95. There is a list of Property Types that are eligible to receive a letter grade on page 5.
The Department of Buildings’ Self-Service portal for Permits, Appointments, and Applications. You can retrieve your letter grade label here by clicking on the “Building Energy Efficiency Rating Label” icon and entering your borough, block, and lot.