Specifying Money-Saving Products 02/19/2019 | By Janelle Penny How can you be sure a product will save you money? Mick Metzger, vice president for Pepper Construction Group, explains smart strategies for vetting vendors. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download Podcast About the Author Janelle Penny Editor-in-Chief at BUILDINGS Janelle Penny has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with a special emphasis on covering facilities management. She aims to deliver practical, actionable content for facilities professionals. Read more articles from this author > Previous ArticleMake Sure Your Solar Power Purchase Agreement Is ProfitableNext Article Read more on Interiors » Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Share Share Other Open Social Related Coverage AHR Expo: Ever-changing Environment of Facility Management Sooner or Later: Weighing the Feasibility of Proactive Maintenance 5 Air Purifying Indoor Plants Related Articles Building Maintenance 9 Geothermal Innovators Building Maintenance ‘Expert in a Suitcase’ Provides Energy-Saving Solution Building Maintenance Choosing the Right Deicer for Your…Indoor Carpeting? Building Maintenance 7 Ways to Protect Your Building Go get our newsletter! Join our Buildings Bulletin community now! FirstName Last Name Email Country * Country USA Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua & Barbuda Antilles Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Azores Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia-Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Trty Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Rep Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos Islands Colombia Comoros Congo (Dem Rep of) Congo (Rep of) Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curacao Cyprus Czechia Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern/ Antartic Ter Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat) Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard & McDonald Islands Heaven Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea (Dem. Peoples Rep.) Korea (Rep of) Kosovo Kuwait Kyrghyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia (FYROM) Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Island Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Territories Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Island Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent & Grenadines Saint-Pierre & Miquelon Samoa San Marino Sao Tome & Principe Sarawak Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Surinam Svalbard & Jan Mayen Ilnd Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Island Tonga Trinidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks & Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Minor Out. Isl Unknown Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City State Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (US) Wallis & Futuna Islands Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Disaster Preparation & Recovery Active Shooter Planning: What Is Your Integrated Hostile Event Strategy? Data Centers Curbing the Cost of Data Center Cooling HVAC Curbing the Cost of Data Center Cooling HVAC Free Cooling Fundamentals for Data Centers Data Centers Free Cooling Fundamentals for Data Centers Related Articles LIGHTFAIR 2019: How Smart Fans are Circulating to Commercial Buildings Chairs for Public Areas in Commercial Spaces Tips for Indoor Painting Projects in Occupied Buildings Materials Science: The Demand for Sustainable Materials Eliminate Fall Claims By 90 Percent with this Adhesive-Backed Mat (from NFMT) Sponsored Links Acuity Brands can help deploy energy efficient infrastructure to unlock location-aware data and improve the performance of your building. Access this comprehensive report. With a connected building, owners and managers can compete with newer buildings, keep current tenants or attract larger profile tenants. Learn more.