Use a broker with experience in sustainability.
Add other team members (architect, engineer, etc.) in subsequent steps.
Choose an efficient base building.
Negotiate lease terms that allow energy efficiency improvements.
Consider overall corporate sustainability commitments and investments.
Develop a Menu of Measures.
Project performance of different combinations and iterations of measures.
Review incremental costs and available incentives.
Use Value Analysis Tool.
Determine the optimal package that meets financial (NPV and IRR) and energy performance goals.
Address needs for performance monitoring and occupant training.
Execute the planned energy efficiency projects.
Measure and verify performance and perform ongoing maintenance.
Perform ongoing reporting.