Top Ten Reasons for Businesses to Build Green

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1.  In the event up-front costs are higher for for high performance green buildings, they can be recovered.

2.  Integrated design lowers ongoing operating costs.

3.  Better buildings equate to better employee productivity.

4.  New technologies enhance health and well being.

5.  Healthier buildings can reduce liability.

6.  Tenants’ costs can be significantly reduced.

7.  Property value will increase.

8.  Many financial incentive programs are available.

9.  Communities will notice your efforts.

10.  Using best practices yields more predictable results.

Visit the U.S. Green Building Council to learn more about LEED and the business case for high performance green buildings.

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