Hines’ Commitment to Sustainability

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Hines has demonstrated that a sustainable approach to real estate can improve the bottom line, help the environment and create better places for people to live and work. This helps attract new tenants, keep existing tenants satisfied and enhance property value.

Hines is a recognized leader in the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating system, the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.*

Leadership in LEEDProjectsArea (SF)
LEED Certified, Pre-Certified or Registered 140 84.5 million
     

Since joining in 1999, Hines has been a partner in ENERGY STAR,® a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that recognizes excellence in energy performance, reduced operating costs and environmental leadership.*

Leadership in ENERGY STARProjectsArea (SF)
ENERGY STAR 172 73.0 million
Designed to Earn ENERGY STAR 5 3.1 million
 
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76.0 million

Hines is also a founding member of the German Sustainable Building Council and the Russian Green Building Council, and is active in the Indian Green Building Council, the Brazilian Green Building Council, the Italian Green Building Council, the BRE Environmental Assessment Method program in the United Kingdom and the Haute Qualité Environnementale program in France.

*All green building data as of December 31, 2016.