31 Jan '14, 2pm

About time we recognize those firms and brokers who offer green leases! @IMT_speaks @BetterBldgsDOE

Firms and brokers that offer leases meeting sustainability criteria will be recognized in an effort to get tenants and landlords collaborating to save energy. By Candace Pearson The new program will incentivize green leases. Applications are now open for Green Lease Leaders , a program that establishes a standard for green lease programs and honors firms and brokers that successfully implement it. Developed by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance, the Green Lease Leaders program is designed to help tenants and landlords work together to save energy by encouraging them to set sustainability conditions in the lease. To be recognized as a Green Lease Leader, a landlord’s or broker’s lease agreement must include a tenant cost-recovery clause, which rewards the tenant for making energy-efficient capita...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2014/1/29/G...

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