Last week, McGraw-Hill Construction, a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando indicating a strong growth in the green homes. From NAHB.com: "Green homes comprised 17% of the overall residential construction market in 2011 and … Continue reading Green Homes Market Expected to Increase to $86 – 100 Billion by 2016!
Not only are we seeing a shift in the desired size of our homes, energy-efficient upgrades are taking a front seat. Look for more rebates and incentives to fuel some of the top trends for 2012. The green building market is expected to be worth about $135 billion in the next three years, with non-residential … Continue reading Top 10 Residential Building Trends For 2012
The first national Green Construction Code is set to be released sometime this spring. Already there is some discussion about the value of such a code. On one side, hooray for the government adopting a green construction code and on the other hand, why is a new green code necessary when there are already energy … Continue reading New National Green Code To Debut This Spring!