AWI e-briefs - 04/01/2010 (Plain Text Version)

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Green Scene

Saving Energy Prime Factor Driving Green Construction

A green building survey shows support for green construction remains high, although saving energy is the top priority.

The 4th Annual Allen Matkins/CTG/Green Building Insider Green Building Survey revealed that building green remained nearly unanimous at 92%. However, support for LEED® certification slipped 4.7% in 2009 to 62%. "Cost is a major driver for green building in this economic downturn," Green Building Insider noted.

To view the survey results, click here. Over 1600 construction and design professionals responded to the survey.  [Return to top]