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Making Intelligent Efficiency a Core Driver of the Real Estate Market

June 10, 2014 by Wego Wise

Intelligent Efficiency and Real Estate

The building efficiency field has never been as promising and full of opportunities as it is today. The proliferation of energy disclosure laws and rating systems has brought greater understanding of the potential savings embedded in our built environment.[read more]

Is Sustainability in the Real Estate Industry a Paradox?

November 1, 2013 by Nigel Morris

You’re trying to rent or buy a house, you talk to the real estate agent about the features of the house and you ask some questions. What sort of water heater does it have? Is it insulated? Does it have a water tank? Does it have solar panels? We have all been there.[read more]

First LEED Platinum Supermarket Proposed in Augusta, Maine

September 25, 2007 by Stephen Del Percio

Scarborough, Maine-based Hannaford Supermarkets, which operates a chain of 160 stores across New York State and New England, has proposed building the country’s first LEED Platinum supermarket. The 49,000 square foot facility’s design calls for a variety of sustainable features including a green roof, geothermal heating and cooling, and...[read more]

Monday LEEDoff: Frank Williams’ 176 Madison Avenue

September 17, 2007 by Stephen Del Percio

Demolition should commence shortly in the east 30s for a new thirty-three story, mixed-use LEED-certified tower, designed by Frank Williams. The project includes a hundred-room hotel, sixty-nine condominium residences, and restaurant and retail space on the ground floors. Williams told The Real Deal that because Park Avenue South is “not...[read more]