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COVID-19 Has Changed the Deadlines for Energy Benchmarking

Building owners throughout the state are required to submit periodic reports regarding their energy and water consumption. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state is considering a postponement while the City of Los Angeles has officially suspended the deadlines.


AB 802

  • The June 1 energy benchmarking deadline has not yet been formally postponed. However, it may be pushed back one month to July 1, 2020.
  • AB 802 will only apply to buildings with less than 50,000 square feet.
  • No additional audits or retro-commissioning are required.

City of LA Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency Ordinance (EBEWE)

  • The June 1 energy and water benchmarking deadline has been suspended until further notice. You can find out more information here.
  • EBEWE only applies to buildings with less than 20,000 square feet.
  • Buildings with an Assessor Identification Number (AIN) ending in “0” had an energy and water audit and retro-commissioning deadline of June 2021. This deadline has been postponed until further notice; owners will be given at least 6 month notice prior to re-establishing the due date.

BOMA/GLA will continue to track the state AB 802 requirement and will notify members when and if the state makes a decision on postponement.

We are here for you in this uncertain time. 

Click here to find a comprehensive guide on what YOU need to know regarding COVID-19, as prepared by BOMA International.

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