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Green Construction Economy Predicted to Go Global


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Green Building has begun to conquer the mainstream.  It’s estimated that by 2022, the global green materials economy will have expanded to nearly half a trillion dollars. Once an environmentally friendly building option taken up by only the most heartfelt defenders of the environment, today green building has become, to one degree or another, the norm. As developing nations rise in prosperity and begin to expand and modernize their own built environments, and as global awareness of the climate change phenomenon increases, certain green building practices are becoming standard building practices. The phrase “carbon footprint” has lost its strangeness. Read more...

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