28 Apr '14, 6pm

We asked our readers to tell us what drives their green-building decisions. Here's what they said:

According to a number of recent reports, the future of green building looks bright. The green building market is now valued in the billions for both residential and commercial construction, and forecasts predict significant growth in the coming years. Scientists believe that advances in technology are making large-scale energy use reductions in buildings not only possible, but also economically attractive, and that these reductions bring about co-benefits related to health, the environment, and productivity. And a recent national survey found that over half of Americans feel that Congress and the President should address water pollution, clean energy sources, toxic waste, and air pollution as "very high" or "high" priorities.

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