New financing techniques, advances in technology and expected increases in water and energy costs will spur the growth of the commercial building and public facility retrofit market to as much as $12 billion a year in the near future, according to a new publication called Efficient Buildings Today.

The prototype issue reports that the market could hit $12 billion a year in the near future, and quotes a report on the market’s growth prepared by The Institute for Building Efficiency, an initiative of Johnson Controls. The prototype issue is available here.