$17 billion:

The estimated value of green building after growing from 2% of the market to 17% of the market between 2005 and 2011.

What's coming up? Forecast: the proportion of companies whose predominant focus was green building will increase from 8% in 2011 to 22% in 2016, accounting for 38% of the market value (between $87 billion and $114 billion).

Source: McGraw Hill Construction, 2012. The Green Residential Building Market


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