Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympics 2012 and what it means for London

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Katie Kopec
Director, Development Consulting

With under a week to go London is buzzing!  With all the Olympic Nation’s flags flying in the streets, our roads adorned with Olympic symbols and the tubes covered in Olympic signage to guide the ever growing audience to their destinations, London and Londoners are ready for the greatest show on earth.

As a passionate sporting nation and one… Read More

Categories: EMEA, Olympics 2012.

ENERGY STAR participation gets better with age

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Bob BestPosted by:
Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

Almost three years ago, Jones Lang LaSalle’s property management group reached 100 percent participation in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the EPA’s highly regarded system for benchmarking energy performance in commercial property. When every office building in our U.S. portfolio was enrolled, we confirmed two things that we had already suspected.

First, our engineers had done… Read More

Philly joins the ranks of energy disclosure cities

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Dan Probst - Jones Lang LaSallePosted by:
Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

Philadelphia recently passed legislation requiring the benchmarking and disclosure of energy and water usage in commercial buildings over 50,000 square feet. Measurement will be done through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and disclosed to prospective tenants and buyers as well as the city, which may eventually make the information publicly available… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.

Why we should welcome mandatory reporting of carbon emissions in the UK

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Anne-Sophie Blin
EMEA Upstream Sustainability Services

I attended a Defra consultation workshop a year ago on the potential introduction of mandatory carbon reduction in the UK and worked on Jones Lang LaSalle’s response to the UK government’s consultation. At the time, I had some doubts that this legislation would ever come about: it was being discussed in a very… Read More

Categories: EMEA, Sustainability.