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Green Building Cert Update: LEED v4 Coming Online

United States Green Building Council

 

Adopting LEED green building certification for new commercial construction is rising in popularity across the US as concerns about environmental sustainability and impact on commercial tenants mount.   The commercial property without LEED certification faces a future where conversation about that property’s value that will be affected.  On the buy side, tenants and prospects will use new benchmarks to make comparisons among properties that include LEED parameters as well as energy usage and performance metrics enabled by modern energy management with an eye toward sustainability   On the sell side, landlords and brokers need to answer the mounting questions about suitability along sustainability lines as retailers increasingly factor green practice into conversations and customer experience.

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