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Lower Operating Costs Said to Be Greatest Benefit of 'Green Building'

The building industry is rapidly developing new technology to manage emissions and improve energy efficiency and water management, while also lowering operating expenses.

Lower Operating Costs Said to Be Greatest Benefit of 'Green Building'

"Commercial and industrial property owners who oversee green buildings will see a significant savings across energy, trash, water and maintenance costs," says Leticia McCadden, spokesperson for the US Green Building Council." Over the next four years (2015-2018), the green construction industry is expected to save $2.4bn in energy."

This was evident at a recent USGBC event. And according to a new green building trends report previewed at the event about 70 percent of survey respondents cite lower operating costs as the greatest benefit of green building.

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"Commercial and industrial property owners who oversee green buildings will see a significant savings across energy, trash, water and maintenance costs," says Leticia McCadden, spokesperson for the US Green Building Council." Over the next four years (2015-2018), the green construction industry is expected to save $2.4bn in energy."

This was evident at a recent USGBC event. And according to a new green building trends report previewed at the event about 70 percent of survey respondents cite lower operating costs as the greatest benefit of green building.

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Lower Operating Costs Said to Be Greatest Benefit of 'Green Building'