Strategies for Making Green Buildings Financially Successful, Ottawa Ontario

Ecohome Aug. 23, 2012, 3:49 p.m.

Learn how sustainable building practices are not only environmentally responsible, but financially viable as well.

This one-day workshop is a detailed examination of how to build financially viable deep green buildings. It describes how to build a business case for building green as well as manage green building cost premiums.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify cost premiums associated with building green, as well as the many benefits
  • Describe how defining clear design objectives, using integrated design, and employing experienced contractors can mitigate cost premiums
  • List potential sources of subsidies, incentives and grants for green building projects
  • Identify how life cycle costing can change how costs are perceived
  • Identify alternative finance mechanisms, such as green mortgages, green loans, and investments by Energy Services Companies

For more information, please visit the Ottawa Chapter event page

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