From Bob Best
Executive Vice President
What happens when we set out to make a building greener and more productive at the same time?
The Federal Building in San Diego decided to make a number of changes … with pretty impressive results.
First, they changed their fluorescent lighting from T12s with flickering magnetic ballasts to more energy-efficiency T8s with electronic ballasts.
Second, the brought in more daylight and improved acoustics.
Productivity went up 3% in office areas and improved 15% in courthouses, correctional areas and post office spaces. The financial impact from improved productivity … $1.3 million per year.
Oh, and they achieve $275,000 in lower energy costs.
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