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Government Buildings Go Green

The federal government furthers its committment to green buildings.

Last Friday, President Obama committed to putting $2 billion into energy upgrades of federal buildings as part of the Better Buildings Initiative (funded by private and public sources), demonstrating further commitment to pushing for sustainable buildings. Read more on the Initiative here.

On a related topic, the federal government already mandates that its agencies lease space in Energy Star-labeled buildings.  If you are a building owner, are you recognizing the opportunity to attract government lessees with energy upgrades and/or an ENERGY STAR label? 

Continue reading the GlobeSt blog here.