Green leasing, or “energy-aligned leasing,” resolves the split-incentive problem faced by landlords and tenants in traditional commercial leases to allow both parties to reap the benefits of energy efficiency investments. Below is a collection of IMT’s green leasing resources.

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Landlords and Tenants Set New Terms through Green Lease Leaders Program

Winners of the 2020 Green Lease Leaders program, organized by the Institute for Market Transformation and the U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Alliance, show a path forward on cost-savings, sustainability and closer landlord-tenant relationships. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alexandra Laney, Institute for Market Transformation, (202) 525-2883 X301; alexandra@imt.org U.S. Department of Energy Press Office, … Continued

Green Lease Language Examples

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