The Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance released a new report this week showing that the commercial real estate industry is making significant progress in reducing energy consumption.
Rocky Mountain Institute and Urban Land Institute have published a new guide for portfolio owners and managers showing how to achieve cost-effective deep energy retrofits that lead to net-zero for their entire portfolio while increasing revenues.
Billy Grayson heads the Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance at the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit education and research organization that focuses on land use, real estate and urban development. He manages a team leading programs on climate risk and resilience, health and wellness, and building energy and environmental ... Read more »
A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance published this week shows that leading commercial real estate owners have demonstrated significant energy reductions since 2009. The report tracked and analyzed 8,684 properties owned or managed by Greenprint members located across 28 countries. These properties account ... Read more »
The goals of landlords and tenants often don’t perfectly align. However, the increasing benefits of upgrading energy efficiency in these spaces is leading them to confront, rather than hide from, the issues.
The Urban Land Institute San Francisco hosts a panel detailing how sustainability reporting helps commercial property owners with reputation management, building employee engagement, improving efficiency, and increasing access to capital.
US design and construction companies along with building owners and operators have agreed to incorporate resilience in planning, building materials selection, design, construction and operational techniques. The industry groups define resilience as the ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from and more successfully adapt to adverse events. The ... Read more »
Multifamily housing real estate firm Peabody Properties has reduced energy use by 5 million kilowatt hours, saving the real estate firm $1 million in electricity costs annually through a building retrofit program led by web-based utility analytics company WegoWise. The company now plans to expand its program with WegoWise to ... Read more »
Jones Lang LaSalle, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and other global real estate firms cut their collective carbon emissions 3.4 percent between 2011 and 2012, says a report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance. Buildings also reduced their energy consumption by ... Read more »