Financing Decarbonization: Smart Buildings

An insight paper exploring how smart finance can accelerate the implementation of smart, decarbonized, energy-efficient buildings.

Bridging the Investment Gap

Smart buildings are key to achieving decarbonization and other climate targets. This insight paper from Siemens Financial Services looks at range of smart financing models that make this transformation possible and sustainable.

Key points from the research

  • Climate targets across the world are accelerating the implementation of smart, decarbonized, energy-efficient buildings. 
  • To meet climate change commitments building stock require significantly higher investment - around 3 times the current rate. 
  • This insight paper estimates the investment gap between current investment levels in energy-efficient renovation of existing buildings, and those needed to achieve decarbonization targets. 
  • Smart financing can enable greater rates of investment in a financially sustainable way.
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Download the paper to read about global investment in smart buildings and learn how smart finance can make investments possible and affordable by aligning costs with revenues.
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The smart buildings paper is part on an insight series from Siemens Financial Services, which estimates the decarbonization benefit that smart finance enables for countries globally seeking to meet ambitious climate change targets - On the Road, In the Building, At the Factory.