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January 29, 2015

Did you know that selling of certified buildings in USA…?

Energy Star-labeled and LEED-certified properties sell at premiums of $30 to $129/ft2 compared to comparable properties. (Wiley, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building Council  ...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 26, 2015

Did you know about revenue in certified buildings in USA…?

Office buildings with Energy Star or LEED eco-labels obtain rental premia of approximately 3-5%. (Fuerst, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building Council...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 23, 2015

Did you know…?

………..the unit used understanding how clothing insulates the human body is clo. A naked person’s clo is 0 and indoor clothing during winter is 1....

AUTHOR: John Woollett

January 22, 2015

Did you know about dual certification in USA…?

Dual certification (Energy + LEED) produces an additive effect. (Fuerst, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building Council...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 16, 2015

Did you know about occupancy levels in Green Buildings in USA…?

Occupancy levels are higher by approximately 10 to 11% for Energy Star properties and 16 to 18% for LEED – certified properties. (Wiley, 2010) Other information can be found here…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 13, 2015

Did you know that the residual value for Green Building in USA…?

Residual value: “Based on a sample of sale prices for 559 Energy Star- and 127 LEED-certified buildings, we find price premia of 26% and 25%, respectively with higher levels of…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

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January 9, 2015

Did you know about rental rates in Green Buildings in USA…?

Buildings with a “green rating” command rental rates that are roughly 3% higher per square foot than otherwise identical buildings. Premiums in effective rents are even higher – above 7%.…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 6, 2015

Did you know about sale price for Green Buildings in USA…?

Respective sale price premia for Energy Star and LEED labeled office buildings are 18% and 25%. (Fuerst, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

January 2, 2015

Did you know about rents in Green Buildings in USA…?

Green-labeled buildings achieve significantly higher rents – estimated at 7.3 to 8.6% for Energy Star properties and 15.2 to 17.3% for LEED – certified properties. (Wiley, 2010) Other information can…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

December 30, 2014

Did you know…?

…….a report by a group including the Swedish housing authority (Boverket) showed the 78% of family houses have less than the recommended air change rate....

AUTHOR: John Woollett

December 23, 2014

Did you know about revenue in certified buildings in USA…?

There is a rental premium of approximately 6% for LEED and Energy Star certification. (Fuerst F. a., 2009) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey