The “economic life” of sustainable buildings

Sustainable buildings are tested to what extent can he perform the design that done during the life of the building. As mentioned in the previous articles, any additional capital cost for eco-friendly buildings, as well as any increases in market value or rental premiums, are due to the performance of the plumbing benefits related to two main reasons:

1. Reducing operating and maintenance costs
2. Productivity and health benefits.

In this article we will explore the savings that can be achieved with sustainable buildings based on operating costs.

The main benefits directly related to the design of sustainable buildings include reducing energy costs from factors such as heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation and reduced water consumption. Other benefits, such as reducing operating and maintenance costs, require effective management procedures to take effect before the building is used in order to maximize the benefits of building sustainability. (Read the whole article)