IMT's landlord-tenant partnership resources help landlords and tenants understand the value of energy efficiency and highlight some key strategies for breaking down existing barriers. Check out these resources below.

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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

Overcoming the Six Biggest Hurdles to Better Energy and Sustainability Performance in Leased Retail Spaces

The retail industry has endured years of bumps and bruises from store closures, shrinking capital, and operational budgets. Added pressures from investors, consumers, and watchdogs who call out bad actors on regulatory and environmental misdeeds are leading retail companies large and small to change the way they do business. Forward-thinking companies are navigating this turbulent … Continued

Why Every Building Owner and Tenant Needs a Health and Wellness Strategy

Tenant satisfaction and employee retention help make a strong case for investing in a health and wellness strategy that aligns with energy efficiency and sustainability goals for commercial & retail properties. A couple years ago I was a long-time resident of New York City. Like many commuters, I chose to ride my bike six miles … Continued

Why Landlords Should Take the Lead On Installing Submeter Technology

IMT’s Landlord-Tenant Energy Partnership puts a spotlight on the top five reasons for landlords to install submeters, as well as successful submetering programs being implemented by real estate companies, and insights from leading energy solution providers.