Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36711/more en American Realty Advisors Launches Sustainability Initiative http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">American Realty Advisors has launched a new sustainability initiative for its $6 billion commercial real estate portfolio. The institutional investment manager rolled out the green program at 150 N. Wacker Drive, a 31-story office tower in Chicago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Chicago Institutional Investors News Office Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1493461 at http://nreionline.com Big Data, Big Opportunity: Finding Sustainability within the Numbers http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Brian Barmmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Improving a building's sustainability does not always require large capital investment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Viewpoints Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1373831 at http://nreionline.com Investors, Tenants Prefer Green Retail Properties as Regulations Loom http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom <div class="node-body article-body">Green retail properties are more desirable to both investors and tenants than non-green properties, says Nils Kok, Ph.D.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office REITs Retail Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1373821 at http://nreionline.com Communicating Sustainability Performance: Shorenstein's Viewpoint http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint <div class="node-body article-body">Shorenstein’s road to sustainability reporting resembles that of many peers in the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:18:00 +0000 1292731 at http://nreionline.com Global CRE Firms Embrace Sustainability Data Tracking http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The amount of sustainability data collection at many large global property firms has quadrupled. According to the recently released 2014 GRESB survey, almost 80 percent of the participant firms measure energy use. The survey participants also reported that both carbon emissions and water consumption are down at the firms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking International News Research & Data Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0000 1292721 at http://nreionline.com How to Get the Energy Star Plaque in Multifamily Buildings http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Apartment buildings have a new way to show off how energy efficient they are: an Energy Star score from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. If the score is high enough, a building can even get an Energy Star plaque to go next to its front door.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Multifamily News Freemium Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1235661 at http://nreionline.com “LEED vs. Energy Star?” http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star <div class="node-body article-body">“LEED vs. Energy Star?” These days, it’s not unusual to find this question used as the title of a presentation at green building conferences or in blogs and Webinars sponsored by the latest generation of green building experts. But it is an unfortunate indicator of the quality of the discourse on sustainability that this question has ever been asked at all, not to mention that it persists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/leed-vs-energy-star#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Freemium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:20:00 +0000 1189141 at http://nreionline.com Data Centers Are ‘Low Carbon Champions’ http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/data-centers-are-low-carbon-champions <div class="node-body article-body">Energy Star’s Low Carbon IT Campaign includes dozens of helpful suggestions on how to lower energy use at data centers, as well as case studies of companies that have saved money and energy through efficiency measures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/data-centers-are-low-carbon-champions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/data-centers-are-low-carbon-champions#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Industrial News Freemium Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:02:00 +0000 1116141 at http://nreionline.com Measuring Green and Productivity in Offices http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/measuring-green-and-productivity-offices <div class="node-body article-body">A green office doesn’t always equal a productive, efficient office and vice-versa, research shows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/measuring-green-and-productivity-offices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/measuring-green-and-productivity-offices#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office Research & Data Freemium Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:31:00 +0000 1115861 at http://nreionline.com Sustainability: It’s Not About the Capital http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital <div class="field-byline"> Nicholas Stolatis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're having a conversation about sustainability and your first thought is that there isn’t enough capital available to implement an effective sustainability platform, the simple truth is that you’ve missed the point. You are at grave risk of leaving major dollars on the table. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/sustainability-it-s-not-about-capital#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Office Freemium Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:55:00 +0000 1115851 at http://nreionline.com