Total Cost of Ownership - Energy, IAQ & the Environment
One aspect of High Performance Buildings that is not always considered is that energy efficiency, lower environmental impact and improved
productivity due to excellent Indoor Air Quality all add up to a lower total cost of ownership.
As building owners and engineers plan new projects or prepare for renovations, it’s important to consider more than just the cost of buying,
installing and commissioning individual elements. At Trane, we go beyond recommending products and services to meet the immediate process or
comfort requirements of your building; we supply systems geared towards lowering the total cost of ownership over the entire lifecycle of the
Our approach is comprehensive, and includes developing products, software tools and services to support this efficient approach to your
For example, our EarthWise™ systems provide efficient operation with reduced space requirements (smaller
footprint), helping building owners reduce the use of resources, water and energy, saving on costs, positively impacting the environment
while increasing the amount of rentable or saleable volume within the building – EarthWise™ is good business.
TRACE™ 700 software helps you more accurately model building performance and compare reduced energy usage
of your systems so that you can benefit from Energy Policy Act tax deductions as approved by the US Internal Revenue Service.
Trane’s financing experts can provide a Total Cost of Ownership analysis, and our
Performance Agreement for Comfort from Trane (PACT™) can help you manage your total cost of renovation by guaranteeing energy savings
that will finance your HVAC systems improvements.
With all of these opportunities to minimize resource usage while maximizing your investment, Trane can help you make high performance the
cost effective solution for your HVAC project.