Commercial Real Estate Industry Cuts Energy Consumption Again

The Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance released a new report this week showing that the commercial real estate industry is making significant progress in reducing energy consumption.

This center, which is part of ULI’s Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, is a global alliance of real estate owners, investors, and financial institutions committed to improving environmental performance across the global property industry.

Volume 9 of the Greenprint Performance Report tracked, benchmarked, and analyzed the performance of 7,950 properties owned or managed by Greenprint members by Greenprint’s members. Between 2016 and 2017, the members demonstrated a 3.3% reduction in energy consumption as well as a 3.4% reduction in carbon emissions and a 2.9% reduction in water use, according to the report.

Read more (Energy Manager Today)