Why are green buildings better? According to the US Green Building Council (USGBC), a green building can have the following impact:
- 15 - 40% reduction in energy use over non-green buildings
- 20 - 40% reduction in carbon emissions over non-green buildings
- 30 - 50% reduction in water use
One of the best ways to achieve optimal environmental and financial results from greening your building is “Greening the HVAC.” There are basically three things to consider when looking to improve the efficiency of your building’s HVAC.