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IS-2009-144: Green Noise or Green Value?  Measuring the Price Effects of Environmental Certification in Commercial Buildings

This report from the University of Reading in England examines the financial benefits of green buildings.  These building offer premiums in rental prices and sales prices.  This study is based on LEED and Energy-Star certified buildings in the U.S.  Detailed calculations are included.  Certification now applies to only a small percentage of buildings, but is growing.

























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