Jeffrey Steele

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Power Shift: The 2021 Outlook for Commercial Buildings

The U.S. Department of Energy's annual snapshot of trends in commercial building consumption and how the mix of sources is changing.

Charging Ahead to Meet EV Drivers’ Needs

In a sign of things to come, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is installing ultra-fast EV charging stations at 19 retail centers.

Austin Facility Shows Potential of Greener Self Storage

A LEED Platinum-certified property demonstrates the potential of self storage facilities to achieve high performance in power and water conservation.

Zeroing In on Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Commercial buildings using only as much energy as they produce are growing in number, boosted by incentives and local goals.

Why Energy-as-a-Service Adoption Is Growing in CRE

Adoption of EaaS by commercial properties is expected to expand rapidly as the model's benefits are recognized.

Ensuring CRE’s Resilience, Resistance to Cyberattacks

As stakeholders grapple with the challenge of protecting the electric grid against cyberattacks, the commercial real estate industry can take steps to reduce its vulnerability.

Get Ahead of the Coming EV Wave

Electric vehicles are the future, experts say, and now is the time to take advantage of financial incentives to install chargers at commercial properties.

Smart Upgrade Powers Capital Savings

At MetLife's District Center in Washington, D.C., a multi-pronged approach has cut operating costs and transformed the 22-year-old office property into a strategic asset.

Solar Installations Power Through the Pandemic

Projects at commercial properties have continued apace, fueled by pre-COVID approvals, cost-reduction goals and opportunities to install systems while buildings are largely unoccupied.

Virus Diverts Energy Legislation Pipeline

Bills with implications for property operators are on the agenda at statehouses around the country, awaiting the easing of the crisis.

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