20 Feb '12, 12pm

Green Building’s Growing Market Power

The unveiling last week of McGraw-Hill Construction’s Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study , at the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders’ Show, in Orlando, Florida, affirmed — and put into sharper focus — previous observations (many of them anecdotal) about green building and its advances in the homebuilding and remodeling markets. Because “green” can mean any number of things, depending on who is doing the marketing, McGraw-Hill noted that, for the purposes of the study, the term did in fact encompass “many factors,” including efforts to recycle materials and divert them from landfills. But it also emphasized that green is now most closely associated with techniques to increase the energy efficiency of a home. Builders included in the study reported that the additional cost to go green is now 7%, versus 10% in 2008 and 11% in 2006. Potential f...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/green-buil...

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