Interesting article on the impact of the “Cap and Trade” bill that is working it’s way through Congress.  This is the one that narrowly passed the House.  It is scheduled for discussion in the Senate in September:

Setting aside the most controversial element of the bill for a moment — cap and trade — there are three key provisions that would directly affect commercial real estate. They include building code, energy labeling, and financial incentives to help defray the cost of energy retrofits.