Category Archives: Green Globes

Green Buildings Perform Better… and So Do the Employees Who Work There

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Simone Concha, JLL’s Director of Sustainability – Australia, discusses the impact that sustainable buildings can have on employee performance.  

The fact that more efficient buildings cost less to operate and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions is now well-documented and widely-accepted. Changing out fluorescent lights to LEDs and re-commissioning HVAC systems has become a standard protocol in the facilities management profession. But the case for green buildings becomes even more compelling when reviewing the positive impacts… Read More

Sustainability credentials – Which ones are the best for real estate?

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Carey Guerin
Sustainability University

 

With the LEED credential exams changing again this summer, green real estate credentials might be on your mind.

If you don’t have a LEED credential yet, should you rush to get one before they change the exams – probably. But let’s review some popular options.

LEED

The USGBC’s LEED credential is the most recognized sustainability credential in real estate. The successful marketing of their… Read More