Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36711/more en BOMA Updates Its Groundbreaking Energy Performance Contracting Model http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model <div class="node-body article-body">In response to a rebounding commercial real estate industry and a renewed interest in energy retrofits, BOMA International has gathered a team of experts to create a contracting model for use by building owners to remove the uncertainty and risk of performing deep retrofits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Property Management Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785801 at http://nreionline.com GRESB’s Green Bond Guidelines http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines <div class="node-body gallery-body">GRESB has codified the basis for capital market participants to originate Green Bonds through its 2015 Green Bond Principles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office Research & Data Green Real Estate Investment Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 1784561 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 14, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Management schools are building up their real estate portfolios, reports Business Because. A study by the NRDC finds that energy efficiency measures in multifamily can create benefits of up to $3.50 per $1 invested for renters, landlords, utilities and regulators, notes Blue Green Alliance. Chicago has approved a proposed landmark district in the Fulton-Randolph area of the West Loop, despite strong opposition from many property owners in the neighborhood, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Finance & Investment Industrial Industry Buzz Multifamily Retail Thu, 14 May 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1768941 at http://nreionline.com California Offers Energy Efficiency Financing for Multifamily http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of California multifamily properties may soon become more energy efficient, thanks to new plans there to make Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing available to affordable housing properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Government California Multifamily News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:58:00 +0000 1669771 at http://nreionline.com 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