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Cost versus value
There may be a capital cost on the design and construction of a new building with enhanced sustainability performance which ranges between 2% and 5% compared to a standard/notional building . The value of this rate depends on:
However, this capital cost is outweighed by added value and reductions costs during the lifetime operation and maintenance of the building.
Furthermore, it needs to be seen in the context of the overall value and benefits of sustainable development.