“One lesson is that real estate, and the relationship between landlords and tenants, really matters. He has high hopes for “green leases,” a type of contract that would allow both to benefit from energy efficiency. The renter would save money on utility bills, and the landlord’s building would have more value as real estate.” One of the most common questions we get at Green Plus is from businesses that rent their property about how to make their place of business more energy efficient. The illustrates the special challenges and necessities of getting landlords and tenants on the same page in pursuing energy efficiency. From the New York Times; for the full article, click here.
The Institute for Sustainable Development / Green Plus