16 Jun '11, 8pm

2011 Energy Efficiency Indicator Global Survey

2011 Energy Efficiency Indicator Global Survey

Almost 4,000 building owners, operators and C-suite and sustainability executives responded to Johnson Controls ' fifth annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey. That's up from about 2,800 in 2010, the first year the study went global. The year's survey found that while a need for costs savings remains the main reason for pursuing energy efficiency in buildings, the ranking of other drivers has changed. Greenhouse gas reduction fell from second to fourth place, government incentives moved to the No. 2 spot, enhancing brand image took third place and energy security made its first appearance in the list of top motivators. Johnson Controls, its Institute for Building Efficiency and its 2011 survey partners -- the International Facility Management Association and the Urban Land Institute -- examined energy efficiency trends and practices among building executives in North Am...

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