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    DALEY CENTER TAKES THE LEED


    MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that the firm's Asset Management group has achieved a LEED for Existing Buildings-Operation and Maintenance (LEED-EB: O&M) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for The Richard J. Daley Center at 50 W. Washington in Chicago.
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    MBRE SUSTAINABILITY TEAM JOINS TWITTER


    Follow @MBREGreen for tips and strategies to help save energy and minimize waste in your office space.
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    333 N. MICHIGAN PARTICIPATES IN RETROFIT CHICAGO

    333 N. Michigan joined the Retrofit Chicago's Commercial Buildings Innitiative program to reduce energy usage and increase energy efficiency.
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    TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR OFFICE SPACE SUSTAINABLE

    Check out our Eco-Guide for tips and suggestions on how to keep your space sustainable.
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MB REAL ESTATE’S 5 SUSTAINABLE TIPS:

- Bring laptops to meetings versus printing agendas, reports, presentations, etc.
- Turn off the lights in your office (button on occupancy sensor) after you leave the office for the day.
- Bring re-usable water bottles from home and take advantage of the water filters.
- Set your preferences to print documents double sided.
- Change your computer setting to ‘sleep mode’ when not in use.

 

We recognize that a property or development affects everything from the residents of the community to the environment as a whole. We manage and lease more than seven million square feet of LEED-certified or ENERGY STAR-designated properties.

As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), we are dedicated to implementing sustainable practices throughout the properties we develop and manage to ensure minimum consumption and maximum efficiency. We have more than 20 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-accredited professionals who understand how to effectively create eco-friendly and healthy environments, not only for tenants, but also the surrounding community.

We incorporate LEED for Operations & Maintenance criteria throughout our management portfolio to ensure services such as landscaping, recycling, and housekeeping while exceeding requirements for LEED certification. We will also identify opportunities to earn LEED credits early in a project’s development process, as well as identify eco-friendly measures to be incorporated in lease or acquisition discussions.

 

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In addition to working alongside the USGBC with LEED certification, we also work in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in earning the ENERGY STAR designation for the properties we manage. Awarded by the EPA, the ENERGY STAR rating represents a mark of excellence in energy performance, maximizing energy efficiency, and reducing carbon footprints.

The sustainability practices we implement not only help preserve the communities we are a part of, but also reduce the bottom line for our clients. From improving worker productivity to reducing energy costs, our forward-thinking initiatives lower costs and enhance company images.