Associations & Designations http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36891/more en 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"><div></div>When it comes to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/property-types/multifamily?intlink=incontent " title="Multifamily Property News">multifamily</a></span> 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"><div></div>“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 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/blogs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Blogs">blogs</a></span> 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"><div></div>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"><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 Greening the Construction Codes http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year, the International Code Council is considering changes for the 2015 edition of its green building code—the International Green Construction Code.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/greening-construction-codes#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary Construction Multifamily News Office Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 1039081 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 Swig and Project Frog Partner to Create Tech-Savvy, Sustainable Office Space http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>An unusual landlord/tenant pilot partnership</strong> is underway between The Swig Co., a Bay Area commercial real estate investor and operator, and Project Frog, a maker of technologically-advanced component buildings. The two firms have partnered to turn what set out to be a straightforward retrofit office project into a showcase for technologically advanced design and sustainable building in downtown San Francisco.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space#comments Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits News Office San Francisco Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:25:00 +0000 954861 at http://nreionline.com