JPMorgan Chase has achieved LEED Platinum status for the renovation of its global headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Manhattan.
LEED for existing buildings is an ideal complement to other energy and sustainability projects, including energy audits, efficiency retrofits, and renewable energy. Additionally, many markets offer financial incentives to owners that elect to improve and certify their buildings.
Could having better labels help the environment? How Energy Disclosure Is Harnessing the power of reputation.
Environmental problems are difficult to solve because Earth is a “public good” but new regulations and recognition for high-performance commercial real estate are turning the tide of public opinion on building certification and energy usage benchmarking.
Read more about the public policy changes and how GreenPoint can help your building demonstrate environmental leadership.Read More
David Cooper and Paul Meyer of WSP Flack & Kurtz discuss the growing importance of commissioning on new buildings, existing buildings and LEED 2012.Read More
Google’s Anthony Ravitz writes about the company’s push for green building initiatives including LEED Platinum certifications, solar rooftops and sustainable design indoors.Read More
PepsiCo Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability shares his views on the bigger-picture impact of LEED design and certification in the US and internationally.Read More