Building Efficiency Trends for 2011

Despite the recession one aspect of commercial building is actually growing- retrofits and retrocommissioning related to improving energy efficiency.

Six building efficiency trends to watch for in 2011 are:
  • Energy codes and enforcement increase state by state
  • Mandatory disclosure rules will encourage energy efficiency investments
  • LEED and Energy Star certification will continue to increase
  • Building energy management systems demand will grow
  • Increasing number of financing options continue in 2011
  • Investments in training, information,  and technology will overcome the costs and barriers to renewables and retrofits

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Source: Greenpoint Partners Blog