Going Green Just Got Easier for Class B/C Commercial Buildings

Written by Rocky Mountain Institute

Class B/C office buildings can achieve up to 6 percent higher net operating incomes and $11 per square foot higher property values, but they can’t do it with their hands tied behind their backs. To date these buildings, relative to their typically newer and higher quality Class A counterparts, have been bound by tougher information constraints, resource constraints, and funding constraints when it comes to investing in energy efficiency and green leasing strategies. And that’s a major problem, considering that Class B/C office buildings represent an estimated 5 billion square feet nationwide. Enter Unlocking Hidden Value in Class B/C Office

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By Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) transforms global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. We are an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit cofounded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus and chief scientist. RMI now has approximately 170 full-time staff, annual operations of $35 million, and a global reach and reputation. In 2014, Carbon War Room merged with and now operates as part of RMI.

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