22 Feb '12, 2pm

EL Daily: Recent Trends in Sustainable Building

In most parts of the country, natural gas is currently significantly less expensive than fuel oil or even coal. Switching to natural gas from these fuels would, therefore, reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly and have a reasonable return on investment. A client of mine operating a large boiler house is currently switching from No. 6 fuel oil to natural gas. Based on current prices (and locking into a low natural gas rate for the foreseeable future), this multi million dollar boiler upgrade project will pay for itself in under 2 years, including incentives it will receive for reducing GHG emissions. Another client of mine is seriously considering paying several million dollars in costs just to have the local utility bring in natural gas to their facility from over 5 miles away because of the long-term payback in fuel savings, less wear and tear on equipment, and re...

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