Sustainability

  • Polski Solar to Develop Deer-Shaped Solar Farm

    The 10-megawatt facility, estimated to generate sufficient energy to power 4,500 households, will comprise 30,000 black and blue colored photovoltaic panels shaped like a reclining deer.

    International 08 January 2018 17:10
  • The Critical Bridge Between Engineers, CRE

    Engineers must combine technical and business savvy with extensive knowledge of real estate finance in order to manage the risk-return balance, optimize efficiency and resiliency or generate value from long-term investments, says Joe Derhake, who leads Partner Engineering and Science, a national environmental and engineering due diligence consulting firm.

    National 03 January 2018 14:34
  • NYC’s 10 Hudson Yards Achieves LEED Platinum Status

    The 1.8 million-square-foot office tower at Related Cos. and Oxford Properties Group’s $20 billion Hudson Yards mixed-use development becomes the first commercial office building in New York to achieve the coveted Platinum rating since USGBC’s launch of the LEED v2009 rating system.

    New York 03 January 2018 12:40
  • Bolstering Revenue with Solar Rooftop Leases

    With the cost of PV solar installations at a low, rooftop solar leases have more income potential than ever before. Gabriel Schnitzler of Mintz Levin shares key operational and legal considerations for property owners to keep in mind when diving into this new opportunity.

    National 21 December 2017 17:49
  • Alliant Energy Takes Over 170MW Wind Farm in IA

    Through its Iowa utility subsidiary Interstate Power and Light Co., the company will begin construction of the 15,000-acre wind farm in 2018.

    Midwest 20 December 2017 14:58
  • Trends in Cost-Effective, Energy-Efficient Technologies

    In the aftermath of recent extreme weather events, commercial real estate players are turning to alternative energy sources to ensure continued operations during disasters, notes Kate Moore, deputy director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center.

    National 18 December 2017 16:51
  • Sacramento Nabs Largest On-Airport Solar Facility in CA

    With capital investment from NRG Energy, the project is expected to provide nearly one-third of the city's airport with electricity, cutting energy costs by $850,000 per year.

    Sacramento 18 December 2017 15:09