“SO's focus on helping formulate and implement practical sustainability strategies is just what the RE industry needs. ”

— Scott Muldavin
Green Building Finance Consortium

 

SUSTAINABLE OPTIONS

Sustainable Options (SO) provides energy and cost saving solutions through sustainability programs, program management and green building rating system certification. Clients benefit not only by energy and cost savings, but through better indoor air quality and comfort for their employees. SO helps clients reduce green house gas (GHG) emissions through our programs. We have experience implementing all of the LEED Green Building Rating Systems, Green Globes, and Energy Star.

Experience working with investors and real estate professionals provides us with the expertise to enhance the financial performance of the asset through operational efficiency and value creation. Knowledge of portfolio wide implementation allows our clients to benefit from the cost savings associated with volume implementation. Using the ASTM standard for Building Energy Performance Assessment (BEPA), SO can help provide analysis of sustainability in the due diligence phase of acquisition and providing ongoing tracking of GHG and sustainability criteria. Sustainable Options can also facilitate ISO 14001 implementations for overall corporate sustainability initiatives.

 

Why Do Property Owners Select Sustainable Options as Their Consultant?

  • Our core competency is Sustainability, which can include LEED, Green Globes & Energy Star Consulting
  • SO provides a team of experienced project managers and LEED Accredited Professionals
  • We have direct experience implementing multiple LEED New Construction and Existing Buildings Certifications
  • Our Feasibility study helps calculate costs & benefits of LEED Credits as well as building carbon emissions
  • Our team of professionals understands real estate development and investments
  • We are experienced program managers and can manage facility implementations for entire portfolios of properties
  • Active projects include office buildings, schools, hotels, convention centers, industrial/distribution centers
 
What We Do:
SUSTAINABLE OPTIONS, LLC’s core
business  is to  help our clients analyze (financial and operational) and implement sustainable practices and green building strategies that are designed to achieve their goals for efficiency or cost savings, or both. We will also provide certification services, if desired.

 

 

 

Sustainable Options developed its feasibility study to effectively analyze the financial costs and benefits of each LEED program on a credit by credit basis.

Our database includes pertinent information gathered from scores of LEED projects which supports better financial analysis. Below is an example of a Cost Table that is derived from our feasibility study.