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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 Council...

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 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

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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

October 10, 2014

Did you know that costs for Green Building in USA…?

Costs – Green Buildings in USA: Where projects target higher or more complex levels of green building, there may be added upfront costs of 1-4% but these costs can be…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

October 3, 2014

Did you know that the break-even point for Green Building hotels in USA…?

Break-even point for hotels in USA: The operational savings in energy and water consumption of 25% in Green Buildings sets the break-even point including all construction costs at five to…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

July 19, 2012

Differences in energy used in buildings are not in used technologies, but in different usage modes and behaviour of the occupants!

July 9, 2012, Brisbane, Australia Sitting at the Healthy Buildings conference, I listened to Professor Jiang Yi´s talk about energy in buildings throughout the world. Professor Yi started talking about…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova