Presented By:

Green Construction Remains Strong

News | 12th May 2012

More and more home builders are building green according to a recent research report from SBI Energy. The total value of worldwide certified green construction reached $70 billion in 2010. The green construction industry, which focuses on recycled materials in the building process, is estimated to reach $150 billion by 2016. The market is expected to $294 billion in 2021 and employ millions of workers worldwide.

Green construction is no longer just for certain types of buildings. The improvement in recycled building materials in the last few years means that more builders are using materials that might have ended up in landfills in the past. Residential homes are now being built with recycled industrial and building materials instead of traditional lumber. Non-residential buildings represented the largest part of the industry in 2011, but residential homes represent the fastest growing segment of the industry. The role of green construction is expected to grow in energy efficient policy in the next few years. Experts estimate that the investment in the green construction industry could result in 2 million to 3.5 million new jobs in the United States.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share & Print This Post
Choose A Topic Below

How much is your
Home worth?

Looking for a home? Talk to an Area Expert...
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Follow Us

3 days ago

Maxine & Marti Gellens, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Happy national daughters day Marti!
There could not be a better daughter and business partner in the entire universe. I love you!!! đź’•
#nationaldaughtersday
...

View on Facebook

4 days ago

Maxine & Marti Gellens, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

10 BEDS | 11 BATHS | 7,940 Sq Ft
Resting upon an elevated estate view lot, in a peaceful and private setting in the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, sits this majestic, gated Spanish home on over 4-acres. The residence is wonderful as-is or can be transformed to fulfill your most discriminating tastes. Overlooking the valley with vast views to the south, the pristine grounds include a resort-inspired pool & spa, palapa with an outdoor kitchen, tennis court with a viewing deck, detached guest/pool house, detached office, and a covered lanai off of the kitchen. Custom designed with a grand yet tranquil ambiance, the residence’s light and airy interior includes an impressive 2-story foyer, 6 en suite bedrooms, 8 full baths plus 3 powder rooms, beautiful living and entertaining areas with soaring ceilings, and a generous cook’s kitchen with 2 islands, a breakfast area, wine refrigerator, and an abundance of cabinetry. Close yourself off from the world in the sumptuous, main floor master retreat offering a beautiful rotunda entry, an office with a powder room, a sitting room with a fireplace, and a bonus room perfect for a nursery, exercise room or whatever best suits your needs. Expansive and light-filled, the breathtaking bath boasts his-and-hers walk-in closets, water closets and vanities. French doors open onto a tranquil garden patio leading to the detached home office. Take the graceful, curved stairwell to the upper level where you will find 3 exceptional bedroom suites, an exercise room plus a cigar room/library, which could be an additional bedroom suite. Parking is a breeze with garages for 5 vehicles, as well as more than ample off-street parking. With an amazing Covenant location, privacy and views…this exceptional entertainer’s estate has it all!
...

View on Facebook

5 days ago

Maxine & Marti Gellens, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Miss Pugga has been visiting our office and always excited for the treats we share with her.

#pug #blackpug #pugsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #lajolladog #lajolladogs #blackpugsofinstagram
...

View on Facebook