Steven Rucker, Ecostratum
To fully monetize the value of commercial real estate assets requires implementation of sustainability concepts. Two of the most important are “back of the house” forced draft ventilation and vapor phase moisture control systems unseen by nearly all visitors. To understand their value you must follow the money, then understand the science. In summary, these two systems directly impact the building owner’s operating income. The impact is greater when calculating payback periods using life-cycle accounting.