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Fast Savings: Sustainable Design Choices With a Payback of 8 Years or Less

1.5 Hours CE Auto Reporting No Expiration


Can you really save $100,000 a year just be rearranging the janitor’s schedule? Everyone wants a big return on investment, and this course describes how building owners have done it. This course discusses 30 real-world projects that have implemented strategies with quick paybacks. Only 3 of the examples had a payback longer than 5 years, and on average the payback periods are 3 years. Energy efficient and water efficient strategies are discussed, as well as some outside-the-box thinking. Real projects, real savings.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe energy and water efficient measures that save on the long term operating costs of a building
  • Evaluate cost-effective strategies for LEED projects
  • Describe strategies that have an immediate payback