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Custom solutions & #sustainability are 2 things @greenbuildermag says will shape the #building industry. Read here:

Other key factors that will shape the building industry include: • Sustainability: healthier, more resource efficient homes are here to stay. We won’t go backwards on this trend. As consumer demand for green homes increases, building professionals and manufacturers will continue to find innovative ways to leverage sustainability for competitive advantage. • Smart homes: as consumers become increasingly more technologically savvy, so will their homes. Energy management and automation systems that allow consumers to remotely control their homes are already becoming commonplace. Consumer electronics will be integrated into surfaces and design features in creative ways to enable the seamless use of technology. We expect to see the proliferation of other smart technologies, such as glass that can change transparency to create privacy or set a mood, innovative lighting solutions...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildermag.com/blogs/sara-gutterman/augus...

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