28 Aug '17, 5pm

It's true! Research supports the business case for LEED.

Several new studies have been released that bolster the evidence supporting the business case for LEED . In each study, researchers did a deep dive into energy-related and economic outcomes for LEED and Energy Star -labeled buildings in comparison to non-labeled. The results: Both are reliable indicators of high-performing buildings, and the market continues to value these labels in financial terms. In "The effectiveness of U.S. energy efficiency building labels ," researchers from UCLA and Georgia Tech analyzed monthly energy consumption data from over 175,000 commercial buildings in the city of Los Angeles for the period 2005–2012. Focusing on the buildings involved in three programs: LEED, Energy Star, and the Better Buildings Challenge , the researchers used matching strategies to compare performance of participating buildings to similar non-participating buildings. Re...

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