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File #: Int 2170-2020    Version: * Name: Sustainable energy loan program.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 12/10/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the sustainable energy loan program
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would amend the previously enacted sustainable energy loan program to permit the energy efficiency improvements to be incorporated into real property as an improvement or component of a new or existing building. It also defines real property to mean any property, an interest in which is or is eligible to be recorded with the city register or the office of the Richmond county clerk by the possessor of such interest.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2170, 2. Int. No. 2170, 3. December 10, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2020, 6. Committee Report 2/16/21, 7. Hearing Testimony 2/16/21
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2/16/2021*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/16/2021*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2020*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2020*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 2170

 

By Council Members Constantinides and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the sustainable energy loan program

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  The definitions of “energy audit” and “energy efficiency improvement” in section 11-3001 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 96 for the year 2019, are amended to read as follows:

Energy audit. The term "energy audit" means a formal evaluation of the energy consumption of a permanent building or structural improvement to real property, conducted by a contractor certified by the authority, or certified by a certifying entity approved by the authority for purposes of article 5-L of the general municipal law, or certified by the administering agency, for the purpose of identifying appropriate energy efficiency improvements that could be made to or incorporated into the construction of the property.

Energy efficiency improvement. The term "energy efficiency improvement" means any improvement to real property, whether as a component of the new construction of a building or as the renovation or retrofitting of [a] an existing building to reduce energy consumption, such as window and door replacement, lighting, caulking, weatherstripping, air sealing, insulation, and heating and cooling system upgrades, and similar improvements, determined to be cost-effective pursuant to criteria established by the authority. However, "energy efficiency improvement" shall not include lighting measures or household appliances that are not permanently fixed to real property.

§ 2. Section 11-3001 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 96 for the year 2019,  is amended by adding a new definition of “real property” in alphabetical order to read as follows:

Real property. The term “real property” means any property, an interest in which is or is eligible to be recorded with the city register or the office of the Richmond county clerk by the possessor of such interest.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #16397

11/20/2020