Energy managers, facilities managers and everyone else in the sector should take a moment to congratulate themselves. A number of recently released studies and surveys show that investment in energy efficiency in general — and commercial buildings in particular — is growing steadily.
Of course, the good news is not all the result of the work of those in building services. It involves a recognition by the public and corporate management that energy efficiency is a good thing. On the part of management, it also is clear that saving energy ultimately saves money and burnishes the company’s image. The federal government – as well as many state and local governments – is pushing efficiency. On top of all that, exploding technology, from the Internet of Things to renewables, is enabling the great strides.
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