“Green buildings/ sites and being sustainability is no longer just a buzz word, it is rapidly becoming a way of life as a response to market demand and energy costs”.
Effectively integrating sustainable/ green building design strategies into new buildings or renovation projects is challenging, but by selecting the effective and efficient suitable partner
“Environmental regulations and tendency towards sustainability has forceful energy efficiency into the lead”.
Green retrofits are any kind of elevation at an existing building that is wholly or partially occupied to improve energy and environmental performance, reduce water use, and improve the comfort and quality
What is a green retrofit?
Green retrofits are any kind of elevation at an existing building that is wholly or partially occupied to improve energy and environmental performance, reduce water use, and improve the comfort and quality of the space in terms of natural light, air quality, and noise—all done in a way that it is financially beneficial to the owner.
A growing number of companies are implementing green retrofits of their buildings to save money, improve productivity, lower absenteeism and healthcare costs, strengthen employee attraction and retention, and improve their corporate sustainability reports and brand equity at a relatively modest cost. The earlier, a company performs a green retrofit, the more differentiation it stands to gain,
Co-Energi (Pvt) Ltd is an engineering consultancy supporting transition of businesses to a low-carbon economy. We promote energy conservation through efficiency enhancements and low-impact designs, aided by state-of-the art software simulation tools. Co-Energi is a member of the US Green Building Council.
Originally published on Daily News http://epaper.dailynews.lk/art.asp?id=2015/07/08/pg34_1&pt=p&h=
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