Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/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 Are These 12 Enormous, Sci-Fi-Style Green Buildings In Our Future? http://nreionline.com/design/are-these-12-enormous-sci-fi-style-green-buildings-our-future <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>Tomorrowland is fast approaching.</strong> Here, we look at some of the world&#39;s most radically imaginative green buildings either under construction or still on the drawing board.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/are-these-12-enormous-sci-fi-style-green-buildings-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/are-these-12-enormous-sci-fi-style-green-buildings-our-future#comments Design Green Projects & Retrofits International Mixed-Use News Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 1119841 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 Shipping Containers Are 'Green' Moneymakers for Commercial Development http://nreionline.com/design/shipping-containers-are-green-moneymakers-commercial-development <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shipping containers are sustainable as well as moneymakers for commercial building developers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/shipping-containers-are-green-moneymakers-commercial-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/shipping-containers-are-green-moneymakers-commercial-development#comments Design Mixed-Use News Office Freemium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 1189471 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