By Ludovic Chambre
Project and Sustainable Development Manager at CBRE France
Source - the IMT
The headline figure is that green leases can reduce energy consumption in offices by 11-22%. This is positive news and is significant for two core reasons:
- Reduces the environmental burden
- Allow occupiers to deploy additional capital elsewhere due to energy efficiency savings made
In simple terms, a green lease is one which incorporates an agreement between a landlord and a tenant as to how a building is to be occupied, operated and managed in a sustainable way. It's designed for commercial or public sector buildings only.
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