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Energy Efficiency Ideas For Businesses | The Startup Magazine

Business people often say that it is necessary to spend money in order to make money. However, there are certainly some areas in which savings are especially appreciated and needed. In terms of the overall balance sheet, spending money on some green energy strategies can be hard to swallow in the short term, but beneficial in the long run.

It is not surprising that numerous business owners feel nervous out making major outlays in this realm and question whether the instant hit to capital funds are worth any savings generated down the road. Though it is likely that case that doing so will in fact produce financial gains in the future, knowing how to finance these upgrades often proves challenging.

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Report: U.S. Green Building Market Will Balloon to $173.5 Billion by 2015 | Fast Company

Think the trend of businesses making green office renovations is just a passing fad? Not according to the latest issue of EL Insights, which reports that the U.S. green building market value will balloon from $71.1 billion now to $173 billion by 2015. Commercial green building is expected to grow by 18.1% annually during the same time period from $35.6 billion to $81.8 billion. In this case, green building is defined as building with resource use and employee productivity in mind.

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