Associations & Designations http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36891/more en 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 ICC Remote Voting Period Underway http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of needing to attend the International Code Council (ICC)'s public comment hearings in person to be able to cast votes on codes proposals, building codes officials who are ICC voting members have the ability to vote remotely. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway#comments Associations & Designations Commentary News Office Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1314411 at http://nreionline.com Toyota Drives Innovative Sustainability for New North American HQ http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota is designing its new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, with an eye toward “innovative sustainability.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq#comments Associations & Designations Dallas Green Projects & Retrofits Industrial News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 1292901 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 Fannie Mae Survey Says: Multifamily, Go Green http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to multifamily properties, it pays to go green, according to the latest research from Fannie Mae. The government-sponsored enterprise’s new report found a huge difference between the spending on utilities at the most efficient apartment buildings compared to the least efficient.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green#comments Associations & Designations Multifamily News Seniors Housing Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1210811 at http://nreionline.com The World's 14 Tallest Green Buildings http://nreionline.com/design/worlds-14-tallest-green-buildings <div class="node-body gallery-body">Sustainable architecture is reaching new heights in achievement as well as physicality. As green building technology advances, architects and developers are creating buildings that aren't just boldly innovative, but are increasingly bigger and taller. Here are the 14 tallest from around the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/worlds-14-tallest-green-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/worlds-14-tallest-green-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Design Multifamily News Office Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:07:00 +0000 1112221 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