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Added Value of ENERGY STAR-Labeled Commercial Buildings in the U.S. Market

Added Value of ENERGY STAR-Labeled Commercial Buildings in the U.S. Market Download PDF
Publication Date: 2016 Author: IMT Program Area:Finance & Real Estate

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Dozens of statistical studies have proven that commercial tenants, investors, and consumers are willing to pay a premium to lease or buy energy-efficient properties. Even controlling for other factors (like location and size), research shows that green, efficient commercial buildings are more valuable assets than their peers.


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