Posts Tagged ‘Green Building’

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 certification achieving higher premia.” (Fuerst, An investigation of the effect of eco-labeling on office occupancy rates, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image […]...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

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 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

December 17, 2014

Focus on thermal comfort and Green Building certification schemes for buildings!

With two world class speakers to share their experiences with the audience, there was no shortage of knowledge to share with this year’s Swegon Air Academy seminars in Warszawa and…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

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December 5, 2014

Did you know about perfomance of certified buildings in USA…?

Comparison of the performance 93 LEED-certified hotels (representing the population of such hotels in 2012) to that of 514 comparable competitors finds that the certified hotels obtained superior financial performance…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

November 13, 2014

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

“For every dollar you can add to the bottom line of a San Francisco hotel, more than $11 is added in value…USGBC also reported a decrease in operating costs of…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

November 12, 2014

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

“Higher occupancy rates in our green buildings have enabled us to command a premium for these properties if and when they are sold,” reports Jerry Lea, a senior vice president…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

November 7, 2014

Did you know about selling prices of Green Buildings in USA…?

Selling prices of green buildings are higher than otherwise identical buildings by about 16%. (Eichholtz & Kok, 2010) Other information can be found here (link). Image by U.S. Green Building…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

October 31, 2014

Did you know about the influence of mechanical systems in Green Building in USA…?

Influence of mechanical systems – Green Buildings in USA: Incorporating cost effective technologies and combining entire building systems is the next area of growth for the industry. Providing building automation…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey