Building renewal is the strategy; Spark is the tool that gets you there

Reducing Building Costs

Building renewal is a real estate strategy to modernize a building and improve its competitive position by focusing on comprehensive energy efficiency upgrades. When integrated thoughtfully, Building Renewal energy efficiency tactics can deliver energy savings of 35 percent or more from current energy use. Given current building practices, technologies, design and construction practices, surpassing 35 percent requires a more cohesive and holistic approach, and can make a much greater impact on the market perception of the property.


See how building renewal can unlock value and create competitive advantage.

What is building renewal?


Find out if your project is a good candidate for building renewal—Just 17 quick questions.

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Start your building renewal project by mapping out technical and financial scenarios with the Spark Tool.

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For real estate investors, developers, and design professionals seeking to revitalize office buildings through improved energy performance. 

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First Security Bank Building, Missoula, MT

First Security Bank Building used building renewal to save energy and become more competitive in the market. Watch this video to learn more.

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