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In our March/April issue, we chat w/green-building economist @nilskok about the value of #energy #efficiency in bldgs

In our March/April issue, we chat w/green-building economist @nilskok about the value of #energy #efficiency in bldgs

Investing in sustainable technologies and green-building certifications such as LEED and Energy Star can increase a building’s market value, according to Dutch economist and sustainable-property research expert Nils Kok. An associate professor of finance and real estate at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and a visiting scholar at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, Kok, 30, has spent the past five years researching the microeconomics of energy efficiency and sustainability in the real estate sector. He has co-authored papers such as “Doing Well by Doing Good: Green Office Buildings” (with Piet Eichholtz and John M. Quigley); “The Economics of Green Building” (with Piet Eichholtz and John M. Quigley); and “Supply, Demand, and the Value of Green Buildings” (with Andrea Chegut and Piet Eichholtz). In 2011, he co-founded th...

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