Tenant Resources

Guide to Selecting High-Performance Commercial Spaces

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To support tenants and their representatives in prioritizing energy efficiency and carbon reduction attributes during site selection, this guide defines building system and performance information that commercial tenants should gather and assess when selecting a new office space to lease. 

This resource is part of a series of actionable resources developed for the Decarbonizing New York City Offices project, an initiative dedicated to reducing carbon emissions in leased commercial spaces by facilitating meaningful collaboration between building owners, tenants, brokers, lawyers, designers and others involved in leasing and office utilization decisions. Learn more about the initiative.