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From our friend @USGBC, learn about how #green building boosts the economy

From our friend @USGBC, learn about how #green building boosts the economy

This article was originally published as "The 'New' Deal" in the May/June issue of USGBC+. Read the original version . 3.35 million. Keep that number on hand, in case anybody suggests that the aims of sustainability are incompatible with economic growth. It’s the number of U.S. jobs—according to the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study , conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton—that will owe their existence to green building by 2018 (up from just under 200,000 jobs created directly or indirectly by green building in 2005). If that number slips your mind, mention 15.1 percent. That is the annual projected growth rate for green construction between 2015 and 2018—a number that outpaces the projected growth for general construction, just as green building growth has outpaced conventional construction growth over the past several years. Leader...

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