- 70% of Business Roundtable members have adopted Climate Resolve
- U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) now requires Energy Star and LEED certification for all of its projects
mayors have committed to Kyoto-like reductions U.S.
- AIA2030 seeks to attain net zero emissions by 2030
- ASHRAE 189 puts Green requirements in code form
Improved Operating Efficiency + Improved Energy Efficiency + Reduced Water Consumption + Increased Recycling + Reduced Toxic Chemicals
Lower Cost, Higher Demand, Higher Occupancy Rates, Higher Rents
Buildings are the largest contributor to emissions, contributing more than the manufacturing and transportation sectors. If we can be the biggest contributor on one side of the equation, then there is no reason we can’t be the biggest contributor on the other side as well.
It’s good to see we’re gaining momentum.