Hear from building and energy engineers and managers at JC Penney, Nissan, Beacon Capital Partners, Staples, and Des Moines Public Schools on why they have committed to ENERGY STAR labeling:
Hint: higher building sales price, higher occupancy rates, lower operating costs – and being a climate change hero as you grow your business – are all part of the answer.
Learn more on EPA’s ENERGY STAR website about the business case for energy efficiency and green labeling. For more on valuing green labeling and energy efficiency improvements, check out:
- A new study on PACE shows homes with PACE improvements sell for higher values
- San Francisco’s Oct 2015 assessment of its commercial buildings ordinance (done in partnership with Urban Land Institute), which analyzes savings generated by the ordinance, and finds energy savings potential of $170 million;
- This New Buildings Institute Seattle summit summary on getting to outcome-based building performance includes best practices and needs to better connect with industry.
- This fact sheet on assessing the value of green buildings shares how and why green improvements and green labeling add value to buildings.
- This study from UCLA and UC Berkeley shows that green homes sell for higher values.
- Rollout of DOE Home Energy Score scoring under Berkeley’s new BESO ordinance is using transparency on the value of energy savings to drive market transformation.