22 Sep '11, 7pm

Partnership Aims to Cut Commercial Building Energy Use: #green #energy #CG2011 #architecture #nrdc

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has announced a commitment and industry partnership to reduce energy use by the commercial real estate sector by boosting the market for energy-efficient commercial tenant space. The three-year project is a collaboration between CGI, Goldman Sachs, Greenprint Foundation, Johnson Controls, Jones Lang LaSalle, Malkin Holdings, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Vornado Realty Trust, and YR&G. Through the project, the participating companies will work with a group of 12-15 major tenants who are signing or renewing leases for new or existing property to help them incorporate energy-efficiency measures into the design of their spaces, and to measure and document the economic benefits of the initiatives. According to the NRDC, project partners will assist in the following ways: Work with tenants during the design phase to suggestion...

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