Advantages of Energy Efficiency Upgrades in Commercial Buildings

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Why Commercial Building Upgrades/energy efficiency upgrades make sense: If you own or manage a large commercial building, it literally pays to be energy efficient and improve its NABERS rating.

Energy efficiency in commercial buildings results from a considered and holistic approach to energy conservation measures (ECMs) and water conservation measures (WCMs). This can be achieved by engaging a specialist energy and water efficiency provider with engineering expertise and experience in implementing commercial building upgrades or energy efficiency upgrades in commercial buildings. 


Advantages of energy efficiency upgrades in commercial buildings

1. For building owners

Commercial building upgrades typically improves its NABERS rating, which has several advantages, including:

There are, of course, other significant economic and environmental benefits, including:


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2. For Property Managers

An energy-efficient commercial building presents the following benefits:

3. For tenants in commercial buildings

Locating your business in a space that is energy efficient will:


Guaranteed Energy Savings for Commercial Buildings

Commercial building owners and property managers can achieve these benefits and more, through an end-to-end Guaranteed Energy Savings Project™ by Ecosave.

An Ecosave GESP is typically a ‘whole of building’ upgrade with a holistic approach to energy and water conservation to achieve energy savings. Under the unique GESP model, there is a fixed price proposal/ investment to do the building upgrade and the savings are guaranteed.

All aspects of a guaranteed energy savings project for commercial buildings are taken care of by Ecosave, including:


Many types of energy conservation measures can be undertaken to significantly improve the operational efficiency and environmental sustainability of a commercial building. There is typically a mix of energy conservation measures implemented as part of a commercial building upgrade project.

Some of the energy conservation measures may include LED Lighting, heating and cooling systems including boiler and chiller system upgrades; building sealing/insulation, voltage power optimisation, embedded or distributed energy generation such as Solar PV, geothermal, co-generation and tri-generation systems; variable speed drives, motors, controls, sensors, energy savings modules, water treatment and pumping systems, and so on.

The benefits of energy savings projects – when properly designed by a performance-based energy efficiency provider – typically outweigh the capital investment and costs of energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

To learn more about Ecosave’s Guaranteed Energy Savings Project for Commercial Buildings, click here.  Need expert advice on how to approach energy efficiency in commercial buildings? Book a complimentary consultation with Ecosave Advisory today.


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