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Building Performance That Pays: Insights from the First IREM Energy Efficiency Survey

GBCI: 0920012872

This report discusses financial analysis of building energy efficiency, based on the results of the IREM® Energy Efficiency Survey. The report also includes expert insights on the topic.
Eligible for 2 CE HOURS.
  • 2 CE

Published on: May 04, 2017

Average: 4.1 (8 votes)


The first IREM® Energy Efficiency Survey, conducted in 2016, asked respondents about their building energy efficiency perceptions and practices. This report, published in collaboration with the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), focuses on survey questions related to financial analysis of energy efficiency and presents insights on financial analysis methods, barriers to energy efficiency, financing of energy projects, and other topics. Read the report to benchmark your own sustainability practices and learn ways to move towards greater cost-saving energy efficiency for your or your clients’ real estate portfolios.

Audience: Property managers, asset managers, portfolio managers, project managers, building engineers, real estate finance professionals, real estate attorneys, energy consultants, architects

Prerequisite knowledge: Basic familiarity with energy efficiency and financial analysis concepts


  1. Explain the role of property managers in building energy efficiency
  2. Identify top trends in the financial analysis of energy efficiency investments
  3. Describe common impediments to advancing energy efficiency in the real estate industry
  4. Explain strategies and tools to overcome common impediments to building energy efficiency
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Institute of Real Estate Management
Chicago, IL
United States

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