Is the federal government ready to accelerate energy efficiency in leased commercial spaces? Both the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill introduced in the U.S. Senate a few weeks ago and a bill passed in the U.S. house of Representatives the other week contain mentions of the creation of a program called Tenant Star. It is estimated that the program, which would establish a voluntary, cost-free certification and recognition program to promote energy efficiency in leased space, could save commercial tenants $2 billion by 2030. Read More