My goal is to provide practical but forward-leaning solutions to guide the industry toward DC’s visionary future.
Falasca will support local building industry professionals in making buildings more efficient, healthy, and productive.
At an invite-only event in Washington, DC, representatives of 14 localities came together in early March to discuss a transformational approach to addressing the carbon crisis in our cities.
For cities exploring building performance standards, a high-performance building hub provides critical guidance, technical assistance, or access to available incentives to building owners, designers, contractors, and operators. This brief for policymakers explores why a city should consider offering a high-performance hub and outlines key steps in figuring out how to set one up. It is … Continued
This document aims to enhance city personnel perspectives on how the real estate industry functions and foster more meaningful conversations with stakeholders.
In traditional leases, neither the landlord nor the tenant are incentivized to invest in energy efficiency improvements that can lead to high-performance properties that benefit both entities. However, green leases, also known as energy-aligned leases, help to break down barriers. This document consolidates a variety of green lease language options for more efficiently designed and … Continued
To our partners, colleagues, and stakeholders: As we wrap up 2019, I’d like to pause for a moment to reflect on recent accomplishments and discuss how the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is approaching some big changes I see emerging in the decade ahead. As many of you know, I was thrilled to step into … Continued
Across the real estate sector, we are seeing more commitment to climate change action, from increases in investor action to rising stakeholder pressure.
New hub will be a one-stop-shop to help building owners and operators cut
District carbon emissions by almost one million tons per year.
This resource examines hurdles that NYC landlords and tenants may face in compliance to Local Law 97 and identifies next steps for collaboratively improving building performance and driving down energy use and associated carbon emissions across the city.