From EDC Online Magazine written by David C. Fishel
With a simple energy analysis and upgrades, facilities can save big.
As energy costs continue to rise — about 3 percent annually — facility managers are seeking ways to lower their utility bills while reducing environmental impact. Retrofitting a building with high-efficiency systems can achieve both goals. And with federal, state, local and utility-based incentives, even the most outdated facilities can realize sizeable savings through energy-efficient upgrades.