09.09.2010 - US: Green building takes off in real estate slump
From Usatoday.com: Green building remains the bright spot in an otherwise dull U.S. real estate market as companies and homeowners look to lower utility bills. It now accounts for nearly one-third of new U.S. construction, up from 2% in 2005, according to a report aired Tuesday by NPR, which cites industry data from McGraw-Hill Construction. The story attributes much of that success to the private U.S. Green Building Council, begun in 1993..............................................Full Article: Source
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