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Solar Decathlon 2015 Kicks Off

October 9th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Green Building Elements by Dawn Killough Solar Decathlon 2015, a design and build competition involving university teams [&hellip


Green Homes to Grow 5-Fold by 2016

February 13th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey

With the construction industry still recovering in the U.S., companies offering “green” services may be able to set themselves apart and grow business faster, according to a survey conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction. In 2011, green builds in the residential sector made up 17% of construction, totaling $17 billion in economic activity. And the value of the residential green building market is expected to grow five-fold by 2016, taking up to 38% of the market and representing $87 billion – $114 billion



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