Monday, January 5, 2009

Good News for Remodeling Projects

Leanne Tobias in Greener Buildings today gives us Green Building Predictions for 2009 which provides a boost for retrofitting existing buildings. Along with new financing vehicles and investment opportunities, she indicates that property owners and investors "are beginning to regard energy efficiency as a competitive necessity." This is good news, as remodeled/retrofitted properties use fewer resources and capital than new buildings, and incentives are much more palatable in the marketplace than enforced legislation. Read her predictions: