Building Benchmarking is Twice as Important in 2022
If the past two years of COVID-19 have taught us anything, it’s that the built spaces where we live, work and enjoy are extremely important.
Besides reliable internet, healthy and more “green” spaces lead the demand curve as top multifamily and commercial renter preferences for 2022. But how do residents, investors, staff […]
The evolution of GRESB
As acronyms go, GRESB and ESG may not be immediately recognizable. However, if you are seeking investment funds, particularly funds from European sources, they are acronyms you probably should know.
The genesis of GRESB
GRESB originally stood for Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark. The standard grew from a meeting of EU […]
Future-proofing energy consumption
The U.S. energy infrastructure is large and plodding. Assets span coal mines, gas wells, oil refineries, hydro turbines, nuclear plants, generating stations, pipelines, power lines and technology—to name a few. Trillions of dollars over scores of generations have built a system that delivers a continuous stream of energy to the third-most […]
Are you ready for benchmarking season 2020?
Hope so. City and state mandate deadlines are approaching, some sooner than others.
Last year’s introduction of AB 802 mandated benchmarking for the entire state of California on residential buildings over 50,000 sq. ft. Until this year, the Golden State only required municipalities (cities and counties) to track and record energy performance on […]