Market for Green Materials Growing

first_imgA new report says the worldwide market for green construction materials will more than double over the next seven years to reach $254 billion by 2020.Navigant Research, a market research and consulting company, said a number of factors would contribute to growth, including consumer demand, lower costs for green materials, an expansion of certification programs and “growing evidence that green buildings confer quantifiable market advantages.”A free summary of the full report, “Materials in Green Buildings,” can be downloaded at the company’s web site.last_img