"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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