Green building research reports
Green Lease Guide
by Real Property Association of Canada, 2010
National Standard of Russian Federation ГОСТ Р 54954-2012
Federal Agency for Metrology and Technical regulations, 2013
The Business Case for Green Building
World Green Building Council
A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, Investors and Occupants
Greenprint Performance Report
Urban Land Institite, 2011 (vol.3)
Greenprint sets the global standard for a common system to measure and benchmark energy,emissions, and water usage across the global property industry
VERGE and the Built Environment
GreenBiz Group, 2012
What happens when four massive technologies (energy, information, buildings, and transportation) collide? The answer is “an unprecedented opportunity for business and sustainability” called VERGE.
State of Green Business 2013
GreenBiz Group, 2013
Sustainable Business Trends of 2013 - As the global economy sputtered back to life, companies began to link their sustainability strategy to critical business activities.
ENERGY STAR 2011 Annual Report
Energy Star, 2011
Practical, costeffective solutions exist for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the environment through the adoption of energy efficiency, clean energy supply options, and other climate-friendly policies. For the past 19 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s climate protection partnership programs have implemented innovative strategies and practices to overcome market barriers.
A Tale of Two Buildings
Jones Lang LaSalle, 2012
A Tale of Two Buildings report from the BBP and Jones Lang LaSalle emphasises the importance of measuring and achieving reductions in actual energy consumption.
Using data gathered from over 200 buildings over the past four years, they have measured the actual energy performance of BBP members' managed properties in London with surprising results.
Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings
Harvard Business School, 2012
In the research paper recently published by the Harvard Business School, the authors explore some of the excess inertia in the green building marketplace over the last decade and how one simple policy measure might be providing that much-needed spark. They examine if public investment in green government buildings has actually stimulated private investment, supply and market uptake of green building.
Energy Management Handbook
Business is increasingly affected by rising energy costs and environmental concerns. From product design to distribution, energy is an integral component and differentiating factor in today’s marketplace.
The 16-page Energy Management Handbook outlines a four-step process to launching an energy management program.
Green Economy Report
The Green Economy Report is compiled by UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative in collaboration with economists and experts worldwide. It demonstrates that the greening of economies is not generally a drag on growth but rather a new engine of growth. The report seeks to motivate policy makers to create the enabling conditions for increased investments in a transition to a green economy.
Playing Hot and Cold: How can Russia heat policy find its way towards energy efficiency?
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, October 2012
The Russian district heating market has a large energy-saving potential, and, therefore, need for investments. Securing the necessary financing will require involving the private industry and creating favorable conditions for private investors. Regulators have to develop a comprehensive policy.
Energy Efficient Investments in Public Facilities
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Energy efficiency in the public sector as a top priority for energy efficiency cooperation of USA and RF. This publication supports this bilateral effort.
Greening Your Company and its Supply – Distribution Chains
practical guide from Waste Management Upstream
will help to be more profitable than competitors, reduce the costs of office operations, improve emloyees productivity, increase the building value, increase the occupancy etc.
Exploited and green roofs design manual
This manual provides the exploited species and green roofs, common design issues exploited and green roofs, their construction, maintenance and service, as well as occupational health and safety, etc.
Jones Lang LaSalle: Sustainable development and regeneration at the London Olympic Games
Major sporting events have the opportunity – and (when publicly funded) the responsibility – to prove that new approaches to development are viable by converting previously unreachable standards into the mainstream.
GreenBiz group report
The state of Green Business 2012
Skolkovo - Energy Efficiency Report, Dec. 2011
Significant changes in energy efficiency space, current trends in society and State policies in Russia aimed to increase sustainable use of energy resources are described. New investment opportunities in dynamically growing energy efficiency market place are outlined.
Building Materials and the Environment
by Stephen George & Partners
containing summaries and data sheets on specified construction materials, as well as links to more information.
Automation of buildings – energy efficiency impacts
brochure provided by Siemens
focused on building automation issues, as well as sales of automation systems for new and existing buildings.
McKinsey & Company
Sustainability Prospects in the US Real Estate Industry, Feb. 2009
RREEF Research, Number 70
THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS
CB RICHARD ELLIS
EMEA RESEARCH, 2009
Building a cleaner planet, November 2008
Deutsche Bank Research