The Dollars and Sense of Green Retrofits
This document summarizes a 2008 Deloitte survey of green retrofit activities within businesses. It identifies key factors in determing the success of a retrofit program and documents the significant impact of buildings on greenhouse gas emissions, as well as, the competitive benefits for companies investing in a “green workplace” for improved health and productivity of staff.
The report is broken into several brief sections:
• Motives for green retrofits
• Perceived benefits of green retrofits
• Assessment of the cost premium for green retrofits
• Larger national trends regarding green retrofits
• Impact on talent attraction and retention