May 29, 2008

Constructing a booming market

Whether green buildings will be voluntary or mandated in New Jersey, the overall green construction trend is booming despite the US housing slump.

Green home building has already gone mainstream and is expected to be worth $12 to $20 billion (6%-10% of the market) this year, according to a new report from McGraw-Hill. The report said that 40% of builders think green building helps them market their homes in a down market.

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