Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36711/more en Data Centers Are ‘Low Carbon Champions’ http://nreionline.com/associations-designations/data-centers-are-low-carbon-champions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Energy Star’s Low Carbon IT Campaign includes dozens of helpful suggestions on how to lower energy use at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/research-data/data?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Data">data</a></span> 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"><div></div>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"><div></div>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 U.S. Surveys Show More Buildings, But Less Energy Consumption http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/us-surveys-show-more-buildings-less-energy-consumption <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released preliminary results from its 2012 Commercial Buildings Survey, which measures the size of the current U.S. building stock. The study will then be combined with another yardstick, the Energy Supplier Survey, which is now underway by the EIA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/us-surveys-show-more-buildings-less-energy-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/us-surveys-show-more-buildings-less-energy-consumption#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office Research & Data Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:42:00 +0000 1032401 at http://nreionline.com Mayor de Blasio Plans Sustainable Retrofit Pilot Program for NYC http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's $41 billion affordable housing plan includes a pilot program that would boost much-needed sustainability projects at affordable multifamily properties in the city. The program will target housing that serves low- to moderate-income residents, focusing on some of the oldest and most vulnerable housing stock, such as smaller and midsize tenement buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily New York News Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:04:00 +0000 1031981 at http://nreionline.com Andrew Burton/Getty Images Is the Northeast's CRE More Sustainable Post-Sandy? http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy devastated much of the Eastern seaboard, are there any silver linings from the hurricane that was the second-costliest in U.S. history? Is it possible that the commercial real estate sector is now more sustainable because of a storm? The answer is a complicated yes and no.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Design New York News Office Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 924761 at http://nreionline.com Telling It Like It Is: 11 CRE Sustainability Managers Talk About Their Work http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NREI held a roundtable phone discussion with 11 commercial real estate professionals who work on incorporating sustainability into the management of their companies’ portfolios. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Industrial Los Angeles Multifamily New York News Office Philadelphia Property Management Retail San Francisco Technology Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 19 May 2014 17:17:00 +0000 871181 at http://nreionline.com Smart Buildings Are Getting Smarter, More User-Friendly http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/smart-buildings-are-getting-smarter-more-user-friendly <div class="field-byline"> Dan Probst </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Advances in building and information technologies have brought a new Big Data analytics-based approach to facilities management—one that ushers in a new era of operational control, reliability and productivity for businesses and workers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/smart-buildings-are-getting-smarter-more-user-friendly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/smart-buildings-are-getting-smarter-more-user-friendly#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Brokerage News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Thu, 08 May 2014 16:44:00 +0000 844221 at http://nreionline.com New York City’s Hudson Yards Project to Be ‘Urban Informatics’ Experiment http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City’s Hudson Yards project has been designated as the United States’ first “quantified community.” Hudson Yards is a 28-acre mixed-use development currently being built over old rail yards along the Hudson River on Manhattan’s West Side.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Green Projects & Retrofits Mixed-Use New York News Freemium Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0000 786641 at http://nreionline.com Gensler Pushes Hacking to Retrofit Buildings http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In an age of identity theft and cyber fraud, hacking does not exactly conjure up positive images. But hacking is exactly what a national <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/architecture?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Architecture">architecture</a></span> firm is pitching as a sustainable solution to transforming aging office buildings into more viable destinations for tomorrow’s workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Architecture Green Projects & Retrofits News Office Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 766501 at http://nreionline.com