2006 White Paper: Green Buildings and the Bottom Line: The ‘New Reality’ of Green Building From Environmental Cause to Financial Opportunity

Do green buildings command premium rents? Do they lease up faster than “conventional” buildings? Are they more valuable than other real estate investments? What is the market potential for green buildings in the future? These questions and more are addressed in BD+C's analysis of the financial aspects of the green building movement. Download a PDF of the full report at the bottom of the page.

December 21, 2010 |

Download Chapters 1-4

1. Financial opportunity in green building

2. Where the AEC industry stands on sustainability

3. Financing green office buildings

4. Selling green to retail markets

Download Chapter 5-8

5. Hotels: A budding green market

6. Restaurants on an energy diet

7. The modern green home

8. Greening the industrial sector

Download Chapters 9-13

9. Higher education goes green

10. Greener days ahead for K-12

11. Healthcare’s case for green

12. The greening of government

13. White Paper Action Plan


Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments

The Carpet & Rug Institute

Chemical Fabrics and Film Association—Vinyl Roofing Division

The Construction Specifications Institute

Duro-Last Roofing Inc.


Green Building Initiative

The Hardwood Council


North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

The Vinyl Institute

Overlay Init