Tag: energy efficiency

Growth of Zero Net Energy Market Continues

Posted on 30 November, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The world is continuing to embrace the concept of going greener and zero net energy commercial buildings are growing in popularity. According to the results of a new report released by BCC Research, the global market for zero net energy (ZNE) commercial... Read More

Proposed Minimum Energy Standards could force Landlords to Upgrade

Posted on 7 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Thousands of commercial landlords could be facing a fine unless they upgrade their premises to meet the Government’s proposed Energy Performance Standards, a leading property agent has warned. Consultations are currently underway on regulations... Read More

Minneapolis U.S. Bank Plaza Earns LEED Gold Certification

Posted on 22 June, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The U.S. Bank Plaza in Minneapolis has received LEED Gold certification. Real Estate firm Hines made the announcement about the designation received from the U.S. Green Building Council under the Existing Buildings Rating System. The Class A office... Read More

Outlook Bright for UK’s first Solar Powered Office

Posted on 12 May, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Pioneering property forecast to become the norm by 2025 A pioneering system that uses combined solar technology and thermal energy to provide year-round power is being installed in a British commercial property for the first time. Called the Zero... Read More

Commercial Sector lacks understanding of Energy Efficiency says Report

Posted on 9 December, 2013 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Industry News

British businesses and commercial property owners must improve the energy efficiency of their buildings or risk missing significant economic and environmental opportunities. The warning comes in a report, published jointly by the Westminster... Read More

Can Energy Efficiency be Beneficial to Landlords?

Posted on 5 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

Now that the worst of the economy’s problems appear to be behind us, the government can once more begin to address issues which were temporarily pushed to the bottom of the pile whist battling an altogether more immediate threat. One of the most prominent... Read More

The Green Deal and the Implications for the Commercial Property Industry

Posted on 28 January, 2013 by Neil Bird under Industry News

The Green Deal, which comes into force today, is a package of measures introduced by the government to help it reach its carbon reduction targets. It is designed to enable owners or occupiers of residential and commercial property to make energy-saving... Read More

California Pilots New Way to Finance Efficiency Upgrades

Posted on 9 December, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Commercial property owners in California who are looking for a way to make savings financing energy efficiency upgrades will have a new option available to them under a pilot programme that is set to launch early next year. The state's Public Utilities... Read More

Commercial properties may need energy efficiency overhauls by 2018

Posted on 17 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

According to Property advisors Savills, an estimated 700 million sq ft of commercial property floor space may be required to have an energy efficiency overhaul by 2018, 4.6 million sq ft of which is located in Cardiff.... Read More