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Powered by. Home Servicefutures Why green retrofitting is more important for your bottom line than you think. However, the value of green retrofits can positively improve your bottom line — and the environment.
Think of the Earth as a box of endless possibilities. Life, sentience, progress, comfort, and many more positives have come out of it. While the human ability to innovate has driven many of these outcomes, it has also made the box slightly more toxic at every step along the way.
Contrary to popular myth, Green Design, designing in an environmentally sustainable manner, does not have to be more expensive than conventional design. For 13 years, RMI has been harnessing the problem-solving power of free-market economics to carry the banner of efficient and sustainable use of resources as a path to global security. From the practical application of their ideas to real-world building projects come energy-saving, cost-saving, and productivity-enhancing recommendations that can be used in the real world.
A failed monsoon in India. The United Nations Secretary General in the Arctic pleading for action on climate change, while politicians bicker over who will bear the costs. But, instead of letting that debate rage while the planet heats up, policymakers should embrace one of the cheapest ways of cutting the air pollution that lies at the root of the problem: making buildings more efficient.
Can promoting green initiatives and certifying the workplace as green increase productivity? And if so, what is the impact to the bottom line? A review of scientific literature and studies indicate quite conclusively that the answer is yes on productivity, but the challenge is in quantifying those gains in relation to profit.
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Watch Talks Watch Talks. Do green buildings command premium rents? Are they more valuable than other real estate investments?