News Analysis

Making the Case for More and Bigger Deep Retrofits

An RMI report details how to calculate the full value of investments in deep energy retrofits and make the case for bigger projects.

The estimated dollar value of a deep energy retrofit often determines just how “deep” owners are willing to go, but many architects and real estate executives fail to present benefits beyond energy cost savings when making the case for extensive upgrades, according to a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).

Published March 3, 2014