19 Jun '14, 1pm

Find out why more multifamily builders say their projects will be #greenbuildings by 2018

Find out why more multifamily builders say their projects will be #greenbuildings by 2018

Single and multifamily projects now account for about 45 percent of the value of all construction projects started in the U.S. this year and increasingly, these projects are investing in high-performance green building techniques, according to a new SmartMarket Report from McGraw Hill Construction. Not only did homebuilders and remodelers increase their acceptance and practice of high-performance building from 2006 to 2011, but they also anticipate continued growth of the green-building market, according to the report, "Green Multifamily and Single Family Homes: Growth in a Recovering Market ." The report surveyed builders and remodelers from the National Association of Home Builders and found the following evidence supporting the expansion of green building: More than one-third of single-family builders (34 percent) are currently constructing more than 60 percent of their...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/economic-conditions/more-...

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Single and multifamily projects now account for about 45 percent of the value of all construction projects started in the ...