CNBC.com - Stephanie Dhue; December 15, 2011
Bringing greater energy efficiency to commercial buildings promises to be big business. Pike Research estimates the market will increase to $100 billion by 2017.
Companies doing retrofits — including Johnson Controls, Honeywell, United Technologies, and Ameresco — stand to reap the benefits from buildings going green. Property managers are also promoting the cost savings and other benefits of energy-efficient building.
Randy Harrell of CBRE said green buildings are more desirable, especially for high quality tenants.