AHC attorney David R. Cook published an article about Energy Savings Performance Contracts in the November/December edition of Building Profits Magazine, which is a publication of the Construction Financial Management Association.
Facility owners are paying increased attention to energy usage, operation and maintenance (O&M) costs, infrastructure management, and the overall financial performance of their facilities. They have called upon the construction industry to assist in these efforts, and some segments of the industry have flourished around owners’ demands for energy efficiency and cost reduction.
One of the more popular and successful project delivery methods is Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC).
ESPCs offer distinct benefits to both facility owners and ESPC contractors. From the owner’s perspective, ESPCs provide cost recovery through utility and O&M savings, typically guaranteed by the contractor.
Read the article here.