Buildings and Energy

Posted: 19 Apr 2012  

Forest L. Reinhardt

Harvard Business School

Nazli Uludere

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: September 18, 2008


Presents data on opportunities to conserve energy in buildings, which account for about a third of all energy use. Encourages readers to think about the impediments to energy efficiency in the buildings sector and the ways in which entrepreneurs can profitably surmount the obstacles.

Learning Objective: To understand the opportunities for profitable investments in energy conservation.

Suggested Citation

Reinhardt, Forest L. and Uludere, Nazli, Buildings and Energy (September 18, 2008). Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 708-024. Available at SSRN:

Forest L. Reinhardt (Contact Author)

Harvard Business School ( email )

Cambridge, MA
United States
617-495-6610 (Phone)

Nazli Uludere

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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