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All over the world, green building policies redefine sustainability in both public & private sectors. @MaggieComstock

There is no doubt that green buildings are sweeping the globe as the amount of registered building space now surpasses 1.1 billion square meters. In its 2013 World Green Building Trends report, McGraw-Hill Construction found that the global green building market is doubling in size every three years. To put that figure into context, LEED alone has registered and certified projects in more than 140 countries and territories. The incredible growth and success of the green building industry is due in no small part to the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), the umbrella organization for the nearly 100 national green building councils around the world. In sum, these GBCs are supported by more than 31,000 volunteers, have trained more than 400,000 people in green building techniques, and represent more than 27,000 member companies and organizations. While businesses play a ...

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