Better Buildings Means Better Business

High performance buildings are an indicator of a high performance corporation, so better buildings means better business. Retrofitting buildings for high performance lowers operating costs to improve the bottom line and in many cases it can do much more, even if buildings are not the focus of the corporation. Many stories of deep retrofits have demonstrated such value, including the now famously “green” Empire State Building.

How does building energy efficiency compete with, or enhance, primary business interests? We think the scale of a building portfolio provides unique opportunities for broader, faster, and deeper improvements with attractive cost savings, and we are looking for six portfolio partners to help us test our theories and prove that to the world.

Read more at www.rmi.org/retrofitchallenge