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Case 4: Mexico City Sustainable Buildings Certification Programme

Abstract Mexico City’s Sustainable Buildings Certification Programme (SBCP) offers the owners or tenants of commercial, residential and industrial buildings an opportunity to reduce and demonstrate the environmental impact of their properties across a broad range of categories. By requiring multiple actions covering energy, water, waste, transport and social and environmental responsibility, SBCP promotes a holistic view of sustainability in the building industry. Participation from owners and tenants is incentivised through tax reductions, reduced energy and water bills, access to project financing, expedited permitting procedures, and finally, prospects of increased rental yields from green premiums.

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Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency  

Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency builds on research in the successful predecess...

Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency  

Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency builds on research in the successful predecess...