Sustainable Construction Solution Benefits
The sustainable construction solution landscape is rapidly expanding, bringing with it several benefits for the industry (and the world). Sustainable construction solutions develop new buildings that integrate ecological responsibility, and a nice side effect of sustainable solutions is that they also tend to be more financially sound than non-green solutions.
Businesses that deploy green technology are demonstrating increased financial performance when compared with businesses that do not adopt green measures. Market survival requires productivity and innovation, and green remodeling and construction are subsequently becoming contemporary business practices for maximum performance. The benefits of deploying green technology include reduced pollution, tax breaks, the creation of new jobs, and increased corporate responsibility.
The most important (and expected) benefit of building using green technology is the positive effect it has on the environment. Legacy construction tools like gas-powered generators cause vast environmental pollution, making it necessary for companies to opt for green solutions by switching to wind, biomass, or geothermal power. Green technology helps minimize a company’s carbon footprint, eliminates waste, conserves water, and uses less energy than conventional building solutions.
Residential and industrial buildings who deploy green solutions are eligible for government tax incentives. In most cases, a building is tested for functioning green solutions like photovoltaic panels, solar heaters, geothermal systems, or small wind systems. The Government of India, for example, deploys certain tax benefits to encourage companies to implement green solutions in their day-to-day operations.
Creation of New Jobs
By 2017, there were nearly 1.4-million energy-efficiency jobs in the construction industry. The renewable energy industry is responsible for many new construction job opportunities including environmental health engineers, renewable energy specialists, and wind and solar technicians. In addition, building new renewable energy is now less expensive than running existing coal plants and prices continue to decline. For instance, by 2025, almost every USA coal plant will cost more to operate than to build replacement wind and solar within 35 miles of each plant.
Corporate Social Responsibility Can Win Deals
Green buildings are not only about environmental protection, they also make sense for construction management. Construction businesses incorporating green technologies are more likely to draw clients than counterparts who are less forward thinking.
By being environmentally conscious, companies demonstrate social responsibility. Clients leaning toward environmentally friendly solutions are able to see a construction company’s stake in protecting the ecosystem, thereby raising that company’s profile and the likelihood of being selected. In other words, helping the environment also helps a construction organization win new deals.
Sustainable Construction Solution Implementation
Implementing green technology may not always be the least-expensive solution in the short term. However, investing in green digitization and project management solutions like Exto can boost accuracy and efficiency, thereby reducing long-term expenditures.
Contact us today or review the brochure to learn how we can help you implement Exto to accurately monitor sustainable projects.