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Live from COP21: Climate Change and the Future of Clean Energy Technology

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JLL’s Dan Probst and Sarah Nicholls are joining world leaders and experts from the private and public sectors at the United Nations climate conference – known as COP21 – in Paris. Check back daily for Dan and Sarah’s live updates throughout the conference.

Greetings from Day 3 at COP21. Overall, optimism remains high that history is being made as countries from around the world move closer to a global agreement. I continue to be amazed at the level of business participation at these events and the number of corporate CEOs (many of them our clients) who are actively participating. It’s fun to hear a CEO talk about the value of converting to LED lighting.… Read More

One Building Can Change the World

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JLL was recently honored by the Retrofit Chicago Commercial Buildings Initiative and National Resources Defense Council for its energy retrofit work at the Northern Trust Center in Chicago, IL. In celebration of this achievement, JLL’s Dana Schneider discusses a replicable approach to retrofitting that JLL piloted with the Empire State Building in New York City. 

ESRThere are nearly one million buildings… Read More

Cities Lead the Way to Greener Buildings

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Bob Best
Energy and Sustainability Services

If you are looking for the “front line” in the battle to make buildings more energy-efficient, look to the cities.  That is where the action is today.

In the last few weeks, mayors from ten major cities united to launch a massive effort to cut energy consumption by $1 billion annually.

Mayors from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston,… Read More