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Capturing Value Through Portfolio Energy Optimization

Real estate investors and owners can capture $290B with a simple, scalable approach to building energy upgrades. RMI’s new report reveals how a portfolio-based approach to energy optimization can uncover new sources of value left behind by traditional building-by-building approaches.

The Carbon-Free City Handbook: Buildings

The built environment is responsible for nearly 50 percent of all GHG emissions in large cities. So any carbon-free commitment must address building energy use.

Pathways to Zero: Tools for Carbon-Free Buildings, Districts, and Communities

Putting the buildings sector on a pathway to zero carbon emissions is of critical importance. And an increasing number of cities, states, developers, and building occupants are seeking the best ways to improve the performance of buildings while improving resilience, stimulating economic growth, and meeting ambitious environmental goals. RMI’s research series—Pathways…

Lumens as a Service

The energy revolution has been fueled by business model innovations that provide services to end users, rather than selling them capital. For solar photovoltaics, the innovation was the power purchase agreement. For mobility, it’s been a shift from personal car ownership to mobility services provided by the likes of Uber…