28 Apr '13, 5pm

Effects of Climate, Building Type & Incentives on Creating Living Buildings of Tomorrow @jetsongreen

Effects of Climate, Building Type & Incentives on Creating Living Buildings of Tomorrow @jetsongreen

Cascadia Green Building Council published their findings of a financial study of Living Buildings. The study — officially named The Living Building Financial Study: The Effects of Climate, Building Type and Incentives on Creating the Buildings of Tomorrow — is extensive and we're still going through all the details. But there's one major takeaway that I noticed: investing in Living Buildings is the financially smart thing to do, especially for institutions, corporations, and homeowners looking to hold on to their real property assets for more than a few years. The study was put together by Cascadia, SERA Architects, Skanska USA Building, Gerding Edlen Development, Interface Engineers, and the New Buildings Institute (referred to below as "contributors"). Let's look a little deeper.

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2009/04/financial-analysis-of-...

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