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Green Pays Its Way--Performance-Based Fees

AUTHOR: Burns, Cameron; Eubank, Huston
DOCUMENT ID: 2002-21
YEAR: 2002
DOCUMENT TYPE: Journal or Magazine Article
PUBLISHER: Solar Today
 
This article explains how giving building and design professionals a financial incentive to create energy-efficient schools can be a winning strategy for both the firms that design and build schools and the students who learn in them. Performance-based fees offer benefits for the building owner, the architect and engineer, the contractor, and the occupant. This article describes a high school in Oregon that successfully used performance-based fees.