The climate mobilization act is one of the biggest topics for board members, property managers and many New Yorkers in the real estate industry. While Local Law 97 gets most of the attention, building energy grades play an equally vital role in every building's journey towards greater efficiency and reduced emissions. Your building's Energy Star score is not just an indicator of its current energy performance, but also a benchmark for potential improvements. It reflects the building's environmental impact, influences operational costs, and is increasingly critical in a market where sustainability is not just a choice, but a necessity.
So what exactly are the factors that go into your buildings rating, and where do you stand? Check out our guide below.
If your building isn't an A student, check out our guide to energy efficiency here, or our roadmap to avoiding Local Law 97 penalties here.