Category Archives: Green Lease

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

10 reasons for a green lease

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Michael Jordan
Strategic Consulting

A “green lease” can mean many things, but it’s always a good thing to value energy and sustainability issues in lease negotiations—good for tenants, landlords and the environment. Here are 10 reasons why:

 

  1. Save money. A 2009 report from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) found that commercial and residential buildings account for almost 40 percent of all
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