A broker’s understanding of green buildings and LEED standards is becoming one of the most important added benefits he or she can offer a potential client. On November 15, brokers and green building professionals from around San Francisco participated in the first Green Broker Summit, which aimed to provide brokers with everything they need to know about green buildings, including:
The event also featured a panel discussion with a large commercial property owner and manager, an attorney, and large and small commercial tenants. Moderated by Cushman Wakefield's Steven Ring, the panel included Anne Hill, Bently Reserve; Sean Ivery, Cushman & Wakefield; Louise Adamson, K&L Gates; Jacqui Wilson, Energy Foundation; Aniruddha Deodhar, Autodesk; Laura Rodormer, McKesson. The event concluded with a tour of the Energy Foundation's LEED for Commercial Interiors certified space and a networking reception generously provided by our sponsors.
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The historic Bently Reserve is the West Coast's premier destination for weddings and social gatherings. One of San Francisco's most cherished buildings, the Bently Reserve is famous for hosting the city's most lavish events. The Bently Reserve Conference Center is the epitome of everything San Francisco, boasting the West Coast's most advanced networking technologies, unparalleled eco-friendly operations, and the classic style of the Financial District's most distinguished building.
The historic Bently Reserve, formerly the San Francisco US Federal Reserve Bank, is a LEED certified building, holding LEED Silver for Core and Shell Development (LEED Silver CS). This certification makes the Bently Reserve San Francisco’s first LEED Silver certified special event and conference center, as well as one of the City’s greenest commercial spaces. The Bently Reserve also houses California's first LEED - Commercial Interiors certified tenant: the Energy Foundation.