Webinars

Putting Green Leases Into Action

On June 3rd, 2015, the Southwest Energy Efficiency Program hosted the webinar Putting Green Leases Into Action.

The webinar featured the experience of Unico Properties as they implemented energy-aligned leasing terms throughout their real estate portfolio.

Panelists:
Adam Knoff, Unico Properties
Lauren Smith, Southwest Energy Efficiency Program (SWEEP)
Andrew Feierman, Program Associate, Institute for Market Transformation

Click here for a recording of the webinar.
Click here to view the slides from the webinar.



On April 15th, 2014, the LA Better Buildings Challenge presented the webinar Are You a Green Lease Leader?: Aligning Tenants and Landlords on Saving Energy.

This webinar discussed the Green Lease Leaders program, and went into detail on the program is helping to cross the landlord-tenant divide. Kilroy Realty provided specific examples of how they implemented green clauses into their portfolio, and how tenants reacted to such changes.

Click here to access a recording of the webinar.

Panelists:
Sara Neff, MBA, LEED AP,  Vice President, Sustainability  Kilroy Realty
Andrew Feierman, Program Associate, Institute for Market Transformation
Jacob Dowling, Associate Consultant, JDM Associates

Moderator: 
Ben Stapleton, Director – Commercial Property, LA Better Buildings Challenge



Everything You Need to Become a Green Lease Leader

On March 11th, 2015, IMT and JDM Associates presented a webinar on Everything You Need to Become a Green Lease Leader. The Green Lease Leaders designation was created to recognize landlords, brokers, and tenants who successfully execute leases with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind.

The webinar describes the program’s requirements, and provides samples clauses for viewers to better understand the components of a green lease.

To view a recording of the webinar, click here.
To download the slides from the webinar, click here.



DOE Building Technologies Webinar: Tools and Best Practices for Implementing Green Leasing

On March 26th 2012, The Department of Energy and Commercial Building Energy Alliance stakeholders held a webinar discussing how to use green leasing (or energy-efficient leasing) to overcome challenges presented by misaligned incentives between building owners and tenants in increasing the energy efficiency of commercial buildings.

View the PDF of the webinar slides HERE
View the PDF of the Q/A session HERE



Below is a clip of Adam Sledd (Institute for Market Transformation) defining green leasing on the webinar:

Obstacles to implementing a green lease:

Types of commercial leases and the split incentive issue:


Steve Teitelbaum, author of the BOMA Green Lease Guide, gives an overview of resources for implementing green leases

Part 2 of overview

Part 3 of overview


GSA’s Alexandra Kosmides provides a background to GSA’s green leasing policies

Jim Nobil (GSA) details the ENERGY STAR requirement in GSA’s lease clauses


Note: Any opinions expressed by the webinar speakers or in materials found in the library are not representative of the opinions of the Green Lease Library partner organizations.