By: Linda Hardesty
Ecova dug deeper into its “2015 Energy and Sustainability Prediction,” report based on survey results from late 2014, and looked at the retail vertical. Ecova found that 60 percent of retail respondents consider strategic energy and sustainability management plans to be their top priority in 2015.
Many retailers have implemented early ad-hoc energy efficiency measures but are now showing the desire to focus on long-term energy and sustainability strategies and capital investments that will result in a sustained impact. The early success from the low-to-no-cost initiatives is instrumental in laying groundwork for these long-term strategies and obtaining executive buy-in.
Other findings include:
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