Why green labels boost real estate values

January 4, 2013 by  
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Including green features in a commercial building gives the real estate a market premium of 3 to 16 percent while homes with green features sell for 9 percent more. 

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Inside Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper

April 30, 2011 by  
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While we write about innovative green buildings every day on Inhabitat, as New Yorkers , being located right in the heart of New York City affords us the opportunity to see firsthand many of the most impressive green buildings that have been popping up all around our fair city . The Hearst Tower by Foster + Partners has long been one of our favorites momuments to green design inspiration since it opened in 2006 — it was the city’s very first LEED-certified skyscraper . So you can imagine our delight when we were invited to take a private tour of the iconic Norman Foster building – hit the jump to browse through our exclusive photos and take your own insider tour through this beautiful green skyscraper.

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Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features

February 20, 2011 by  
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Read the rest of Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “leed” , 8 Spruce Street , beekman tower , Eco Architecture , Frank Gehry , Gehry , green architecture , Green Building , green design , new york architecture , new york by frank gehry , new york city

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HOK plans a green renewal for San Francisco Mint

July 13, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Historic building to have water collection system and green roof. A building that ditched the 1906 earthquake and fire, and continues to stand as a national historic landmark, is on the verge of getting a green makeover. Yes, the San Francisco Mint will be revitalized as a new city museum and visitor’s center that will be loaded with green features.

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