16 results for “energy benchmarking”
CRE N Illinois

Three steps forward: Reducing the CRE carbon footprint

| Matt Baker

Over the past decade, the real estate industry has taken substantial strides toward reducing carbon emissions and energy consumption—all while increasing asset value. There are three keys to keeping this progress on track: waste reduction, legislation and investor activity.

CRE N Illinois

Green city: Chicago achieves LEED for Cities Platinum certification

Chicago has achieved LEED for Cities Platinum Certification, the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Chicago is one of the first cities in the world to be certified using LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system that focuses on human and environmental health. The LEED…

CRE Midwest

Jones Lang LaSalle named ENERGY STAR partner of the year

| Staff Writer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Jones Lang LaSalle 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its leadership in promoting and implementing strategic energy management programs to achieve significant energy and financial savings, and for its commitment to maximize energy efficiency across its entire operation.