Updated HPD Heat Season Requirements

Updated HPD Heat Season Requirements

By Luke Wonnell

On Monday, October 2nd, 2017, NYC Housing Preservation & Development released new requirements which were made effective for the start of the 2017-2018 heat season.  This release included specific changes to the nighttime heating requirements:

  • The law requires that from October 1 to May 31:
    • Between 6:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M., inside temperatures are maintained at a minimum of 68 degrees Fahrenheit when the outdoor temperature falls below 55 degrees.
    • Between 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., indoor temperatures must be maintained at a minimum of 62 degrees, regardless of the outdoor temperature. (The nighttime requirement used to only be 55⁰F minimum indoor temperature when the outside temperature dropped below 40⁰F).

Source: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/index.page

You need to make sure your heating system maintains a minimum indoor temperature of at least 62⁰F between 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. regardless of the outdoor temperature! If you need assistance getting your boiler system to perform to these updated heating requirements, call your Account Manager at the Metro Group today!

Or contact us here: https://metrogroupinc.com/contact/

For more detailed information on the new heat season requirements, visit the address below:

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/about/press-releases/2017/10/10-02-17.page