McGraw-Hill: Green Building Market Up 50 Percent Amid Recession

The value of green building construction during the 2008–2010 slump has grown from $42 billion to $55 billion–$71 billion; represents 25 percent of all new project activity this year; and, is on pace to reach $135 billion in 2015, according McGraw-Hill Construction’s “Green Outlook 2011: Green Trends Driving Growth” report.
Green building is the bright spot in an otherwise tough economy, and in some sectors, report authors contend, growth rate has been remarkable.

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