Energy Efficiency More Than Just a Black and White Issue

The days when heating and cooling costs were a relatively insignificant line item on a facility manager’s budget are long gone. Oil prices, though lower than they were last year, remain high and extremely unstable. Natural gas and coal prices are also on the rise. All of these increases and instability have led to higher heating and cooling costs, and facility managers are doing all they can to keep them in check through the use of energy efficient building materials.