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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: Philadelphia

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. From the Liberty Bell to incredible cheese steaks, Philadelphia has something to offer everyone. And believe it or not, energy efficiency is one of them! The City of Brotherly Love …

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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: Miami

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. A cultural mecca, with its white-sand beaches and exciting nightlife, Miami is a hotspot for vacationers and locals. Yet rising temperatures and 25 dangerous heat days per year make it …

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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: Michigan

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. While the Great Lakes State is not known for legislating robust building efficiency requirements, it is known for its longstanding utility-based energy efficiency programs. A key set of policies is …

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A Complete Guide to “Sustainable” ESG Data Management for Commercial Real Estate

If we know one thing to be true, it is that ESG is here to stay. As investors realize the risk and value associated with ESG, they continue to align their portfolios towards better ESG performance.  In the absence of a single, mandatory ESG standard, organizations are forced to rely on a variety of voluntary …

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5 Reasons to Benchmark Buildings with ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR is one of the most well-known and widely-used standards for promoting and benchmarking energy efficiency in the world. Since the Environmental Protection Agency established ENERGY STAR in 1992, the program has been adopted in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the European Union. Today, approximately 25 percent of existing U.S. commercial building space is …

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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: California

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. California. We saved the Golden State for last! California has it all: great weather, natural beauty, and incredible biodiversity. It also boasts the largest population in the United States and a …

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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: Atlanta

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. “Hotlanta”– a term not only favored by enthusiastic tourists but also to describe the increasingly oppressive summer months in the Peach State’s capital city. According to the Climate Reality Project, …

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State and Local Building Efficiency Regulations & Policies: Seattle & the Pacific Northwest

In this series, we’re exploring state and local building efficiency regulations to give you a bird’s-eye view of the policies that may impact your portfolio. Building energy use is responsible for more than one-third of Seattle’s overall greenhouse gas emissions. Over 90 percent of these emissions come from burning fossil fuels like fracked gas and …

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