National Real Estate Investor
Water Gets Hot
When commercial real estate owners and operators think about benchmarking utilities and conserving energy, they sometimes forget about a commodity in addition to fuel and electricity: water.
Why Congress Should Enact Energy-Efficiency Legislation
Democrats and Republicans remain miles apart, but one policy area of growing bipartisan interest concerns energy-efficiency legislation, writes Duane Desiderio, senior vice president and counsel of The Real Estate Roundtable and a member of NREI'sBoard of Advisors. “A bill that the Senate started to debate in September could advance in the legislative process in the coming months. This measure would achieve a triple win by boosting jobs growth, moving the United States closer to energy independence and lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that cause climate change.”