29 Mar '17, 7am

Tenants & property owners are realising benefits of green & healthy buildings, says @eaglesandrew

NABERSNZ energy efficiency rating is trending for building owners Share this page 22 March 2017 Owners of major property portfolios are moving to benchmark all their buildings for energy efficiency as the advantages of owning energy-efficient buildings become more obvious, says the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC). Chief executive, Andrew Eagles, says both tenants and property owners are realising the benefits of greener buildings. “A green building doesn’t just cost less to operate in terms of reduced energy consumption; the people who work in such buildings are more comfortable, have a safer workplace and are more productive. Happier, more productive staff means a happy tenant and a satisfied building owner,” he said. A Harvard University study, recently reported in The Guardian , found that green buildings, characterised by improved light, ventilation and heat...

Full article: https://www.nzgbc.org.nz/Story?Action=View&Story_id=195

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