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Global green building sector to double by 2018
A major new survey reveals the proportion of building companies planning to secure green certification for over 60% of their projects will increase from 18% to 37% by 2018.
Over 1000 professionals and 69 countries were surveyed for the report, carried out by Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation.
“The survey shows that global green building activity continues to double every three years,” said John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer at United Technologies Corporation, in a statement. “More people recognise the economic and productivity value that it bring to property owners and tenants, along with the energy and water benefits to the environment, which is driving the green building industry’s growth. It’s a win-win for people, planet and the economy.”
Full article via Business Green.