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July 1st, 2015 Green Leases: Infographic – How the Lease Can Bring Landlords & Tenants Together on Energy Efficiency

The Institute of Market Transformation and the Council of Smaller Enterprises has created an informative infographic illustrating the ways a Green Lease can benefit both landlords and tenants. This infographic provides a great way to educate yourself, stakeholders and decision-makers in making the switch over to a green lease. View the full-size PDF of IMT’s Green Leasing Infographic here.     […]

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May 18th, 2015 Green Leases Event: Resources

Attendees of our Green Leases event on May 13th heard from Tommy Wells (Director, Department of Energy and Environment), Jeff Lesk (Managing Partner, Nixon Peabody), Sally Wilson (Executive Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight and Frank), Laurie McMahon (Vice Chairman, DTZ) and Cliff Majersik (Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation), each with their own unique perspectives on green leases. Attendees […]

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May 7th, 2015 Green Leases: The Green Lease Library

Interested in Green Leases? The Green Lease Library is a “one-stop-shop” for all stakeholders. The Green Lease Library provides property managers/owners, tenants, lawyers and building raters with guidance on how to develop, negotiate and implement a green lease. It also provides template lease forms and successful examples of green leases that apply best green lease […]

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May 7th, 2015 Green Leases: How Do Green Leases Benefit Both Property Managers and Tenants?

Tenants:  Do you want to lower your utility costs and occupy a more sustainable building? Property Managers: Do you want a better performing building? A well-constructed green lease can benefit both property managers/owners and tenants! This article in The Green Economy Post highlights how to best use Green Leases to improve building performance and benefit both property managers/owners and […]

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July 29th, 2014 Introduction to green (energy-aligned) leases

Traditional leases often create a condition known as “split incentives” between owner and tenant, in which capital improvements that yield energy savings result in one party paying for improvements while the other party receives the benefits of reduced utility costs. (Commonly, building owners pay for retrofits while tenants enjoy the decreased utility costs.) This phenomenon […]

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July 29th, 2014 Download sample Green Leases

Looking to develop a Green Lease? That’s Great! For examples on how to compose such a lease, please go to the following websites Green Lease Library Energy Smart Green Lease Sample Efficient buildings – from insight to action.  

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