High-performing buildings offer building owners and managers lower operating costs, potentially higher commercial tenant rents, and a higher resale value than traditional buildings. Additionally, in Washington, DC and in a growing number of other localities, buildings are required to meet energy performance targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Energy efficiency is a central component of … Continued
Advancing sustainability and wellness efforts in the face of this challenging crisis can show strength and leadership while reducing operating costs, increasing building resiliency, and improving indoor health.
This document aims to enhance city personnel perspectives on how the real estate industry functions and foster more meaningful conversations with stakeholders.
This guide is designed to help city government staff work with internal communications teams, stakeholders, media, and the broader community when publicly launching a program.
This guide provides an overview of what case studies and fact sheets are, how to develop them, and also provides city examples from Boston, Reno, and Des Moines.
This guide provides an overview of how to craft an effective blog post and also provides city examples from Chicago and Salt Lake City.
This guide explains the value of press releases for a city’s communications strategy and provides details on how to write press releases and make the most out of them.
This guide details the elements of a good energy story and provides tips on getting in contact with the media.
This primer provides an overview to key issues in energy efficiency financing and existing financing and emerging energy efficiency-focused financing mechanisms.
This guide is designed to assist city leadership and their building departments in working together to implement an effective strategy to achieve high levels of energy code compliance for new and renovated buildings.