Environmentally friendly construction continues to create quite a buzz, but ‘going green’ has also led to misunderstandings and wasted resources. For example, automated systems that save energy and streamline operations don’t always provide properties with ‘smart’ improvements. One misconception: Smart technology only applies to new products. “Some of the smartest building products are not new. Rather, they’re retrofitted, updated versions of earlier versions,” writes Colin Dyer, CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc., a global real estate and investment firm. “Smart upgrades have made immense impacts on nearly every industry – and commercial real estate is no exception.” See the complete list of 10 myths here.