On December 22nd, Mayor de Blasio signed Intro. 2317, banning the installation of fuel-burning systems in new buildings and most gut renovations starting in 2024. NYC is the largest city in the nation and the first large cold-weather city to phase out fossil fuel combustion in new construction.

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As of December 31, 2021, Energy Efficiency Reports (EER) must now be submitted by a Registered Design Professional only. Learn More.

Additionally, all payments requested by the Department of Buildings must be made within 30 days of payment request. This includes payments associated with submissions, amendments, extensions and any outstanding violations for EERs submitted.

If you still have not submitted your 2020 benchmarking data, submit your report by February 1st in order to avoid an additional penalty. This deadline applies to all buildings on the 2021 NYC Benchmarking Covered Buildings List.

Need help? Contact the NYC Sustainability Help Center at or 212-566-5584.