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Lease Forms & Case Studies

Templates and successful examples of applying green leasing best practices

Resource

Audience & Building Type

Description

Author

Landlord, Tenant

​Retail

A guide for empowering landlords and tenants to collaborate on saving energy & resources.

Council of Small Enterprises (COSE), IMT

Landlord

​Commercial

A small landlord in Cleveland reduces their tenant's utility bills by 43%.

Council of Small Enterprises (COSE), IMT

Landlord, Tenant

Commercial

Jamestown details its sustainability program and how it incorporated green leasing into its vision for sustainability.

IMT, Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance

Landlord

​Commercial

Tower outlines how they developed a green lease, and share green excerpts from their lease package

Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance

Landlord, Tenant

​Existing Commercial

A case study outlining how Brandywine used its leases to overcome split incentive and data access issues

Department of Energy, Institute for Market Transformation
(IMT), EEBHub

Landlord, Tenant

Office

Case study of NEEA's office lease in Portland, Oregon

Department of Energy, Institute for Market Transformation
(IMT)

Tenant

Case study of NEEA's office lease in Portland, Oregon

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

Landlord

​Commercial

New York City government webpage devoted to their Energy Aligned Clause, with a link to download the clause itself

plaNYC

Landlord, Tenant

​Commercial

This guide focuses on the key concerns and draft lease provisions that relate directly to sustainability issues and can be incorporated into each unique lease negotiation

NYUGREEN and NYUSCHAK Institute of Real Estate Center for the Sustainable Build Environment

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