Why Trust VertPro® Upgrades for Local Law 84 Compliance and Reporting?

In the ever-changing landscape of energy regulations and sustainability, Local Law 84 compliance plays a crucial role for commercial property owners and general contractors. This law, also known as the NYC Benchmarking Law, requires buildings above a certain size in New York City to measure and report their energy consumption annually. Achieving Local Law 84 compliance often involves property upgrades, making it essential for property owners to find qualified contractors. However, navigating the bid process can be time-consuming and overwhelming. That’s where VertPro® Upgrades comes in as a trusted platform designed to simplify the entire process. In this blog post, we will explore how VertPro® Upgrades streamlines the bid process, enabling property owners and contractors to find and select the right partners for their projects while ensuring Local Law 84 compliance. 

Understanding Local Law 84 Compliance 

To comprehend the importance of Local Law 84 compliance, it’s crucial to understand the underlying purpose of the law. Local Law 84 aims to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in buildings. It requires property owners to measure their energy consumption and report it to the City of New York on an annual basis. 

Achieving Local Law 84 compliance often involves property upgrades, which can significantly impact a building’s energy performance. However, property owners face numerous challenges throughout the compliance process, including finding qualified contractors, evaluating bids, and ensuring the upgrades align with the requirements of Local Law 84. 

Introducing VertPro® Upgrades 

With a proven track record in simplifying the bid process, VertPro® Upgrades is a reliable platform that caters specifically to commercial property owners and general contractors. Leveraging their expertise, VertPro® recognized the need to extend their services to streamline Local Law 84 compliance. Their platform revolutionizes the bid process, making it more efficient, transparent, and hassle-free for property owners and contractors. 

Simplifying the Bid Process for Local Law 84 Compliance 

VertPro® Upgrades simplifies the bid process by providing a user-friendly platform that connects property owners with pre-screened and vetted contractors specializing in achieving Local Law 84 compliance. The platform ensures a smooth experience by automating several steps of the bid process. 

Property owners can easily submit their project details and requirements through the Request for Proposal (RFP) tool on the VertPro® Upgrades platform. This tool has been designed to be intuitive, eliminating any confusion or complexity. Additionally, project consultants are available to assist property owners and contractors throughout the bidding process, ensuring a seamless experience. 

Once the RFP is submitted, VertPro® Upgrades takes over to make the process even more streamlined. They facilitate the bidding process by leveraging their network of qualified contractors, pre-screened for their experience, qualifications, and reliability. These contractors then submit their bids directly through the platform, ensuring a centralized and convenient system for property owners to review and compare multiple offers. 

Selecting the Right Contractors with Confidence 

VertPro® Upgrades understands the importance of selecting the right contractors for Local Law 84 compliance projects. To assist property owners in making informed decisions, the platform provides a bid comparison tool. This tool allows property owners to compare contractors side-by-side, considering factors such as experience, qualifications, budget, and previous project success rates. 

The bid comparison tool minimizes risks associated with the selection process, providing property owners with valuable insights to make the best decision for their specific project. By evaluating contractors based on relevant metrics, such as their Better Business Bureau (BBB) rating and the percentage of completed similar projects, property owners can have confidence in their choice. 

Managing Projects with Ease 

VertPro® Upgrades goes beyond simplifying the bid process. It also provides property owners with a centralized platform to efficiently manage their Local Law 84 compliance projects. Through the VertPro® dashboard, property owners gain a comprehensive overview of their ongoing projects, including timelines, milestones, and task management features. 

The dashboard acts as a hub for communication between property owners and contractors, facilitating streamlined collaboration and ensuring everyone remains on the same page throughout the project. By having access to real-time updates and progress tracking, property owners can monitor the execution of upgrades, ensuring that deadlines are met and the project stays within budget. 

Case Studies and Success Stories 

To showcase the tangible benefits of VertPro® Upgrades, let’s explore a few case studies and success stories.  

In one case study, a commercial property owner was struggling to comply with Local Law 84 and find reliable contractors for their energy efficiency upgrades. By leveraging VertPro® Upgrades, the property owner successfully connected with pre-screened and vetted contractors who offered competitive bids. The bid comparison tool allowed them to assess each contractor’s qualifications and ultimately select the right partner for their project. The result was an energy-efficient building that exceeded Local Law 84 compliance requirements. 

Another success story involves a general contractor who utilized VertPro® Upgrades to expand their business and connect with property owners seeking Local Law 84 compliance. With the simplified bid process, the general contractor improved their chances of winning projects, resulting in increased revenue and a strengthened reputation in the industry. 

Trusting VertPro® Upgrades for Future Compliance Needs 

As regulations evolve and new sustainability initiatives emerge, property owners and contractors need a trusted partner who can adapt and stay ahead of these changes. VertPro® Upgrades is committed to consistently improving and staying up-to-date with compliance requirements, ensuring that property owners can rely on the platform for their future needs. 

By choosing VertPro® Upgrades, property owners gain access to a continuously evolving platform that aligns with the latest regulations and industry standards. As sustainability practices and compliance obligations evolve, VertPro® Upgrades will be there to guide property owners and contractors through the changes, ensuring ongoing compliance and efficiency. 

VertPro®, SaaS Technology for Building Owners to Simplify Energy Upgrades & Compliance. VertPro® is a one-stop shop SaaS platform for building owners & managers to comply with every Energy Benchmark law across the United States, in 30 minutes or less. Beyond energy compliance, use VertPro to simplify your energy upgrades and building improvements. From obtaining multiple pre-screened bids for various energy projects (like Angie's List, for CRE), to searching for Utility Rebates, to getting professional help identifying which upgrades are best for your specific building, VertPro simplifies energy efficiency and compliance across your portfolio.