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Get Help Complying With EBEWE

Los Angeles Existing Buildings Energy and Water Efficiency (EBEWE) Ordinance

There are 2 requirements to comply with the L.A. EBEWE Ordinance:

#1) Submit an Annual Energy Benchmark, rolled out in three phases:

  • Buildings 100,000+ sq.ft. due by December 1, 2017 (City-Owned Buildings 7,500+ sq.ft.)

  • Buildings 50,000+ sq.ft. due by June 1, 2018

  • Buildings 20,000+ sq.ft. due by June 1, 2019 (every June 1st thereafter)

#2) Conduct an Energy Audit + Water Audit + Retro-Commissioning (RCx) every 5 years.

  • Deadlines begin in 2019 for buildings 20,000+ sq.ft. (City-Owned Buildings 15,000+ sq.ft.)

What's the difference between the "Energy Benchmark" and "Energy/Water Audit & RCx" requirements?

DIY Benchmarking vs Getting Professional Help:

2024 Benchmark Deadline: June 1, 2024 (buildings 50,000+ sq.ft.)

You have 2 options to comply with the annual Benchmarking requirements:

Get an Energy/Water Audit & RCx Quote:


Audit & RCx Deadline: June 31, 2024 (buildings 20,000+ sq.ft., based on parcel #)

A Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) ​is required to fulfill the Energy Audit + Water Audit + Retro-Commissioning requirements. 

Not sure which of your buildings have to comply?  Email us and we will look up the deadlines for each building in your portfolio:

Request a Quote: Complete the form below to request a quote and/or find out when your building is due:





















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