02 Jul '12, 12pm

Policy for energy-efficient buildings promises big economic boost

Policy for energy-efficient buildings promises big economic boost

Increasingly, building owners are making investments in efficiency that are "gateway" measures - by taking a few steps, they realize postive returns that cause them to look for more opportunities. Still many sensible investments are not made for various reasons, such as the fact that building tenants often pay the utility bills but the owner must make most of the efficiency investments, and becasue many building owners may not have information on possible savings, and tenants on a tight move-in schedule might not explore simple lighting controls that can pay for themselves and more in short order. Even with appetite to invest, barriers inhibit investment.

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/07/02/policy-energy-eff...

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