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Global green building expected to double by 2018

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Global green building is expected to double by 2018, according to a new study from Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation, in which the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) was a research partner. The study, World Green Building Trends 2016, Developing Markets Accelerate Global Green Growth, finds that the percentage of companies expecting to have more than 60% of their building projects green certified is anticipated to more than double by 2018, from a current 18% to 37% growth. This anticipated growth will largely be driven by countries that still have developing green markets, with firms from Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, China and India reporting dramatic growth in the percentage of their projects that they expect to certify (...)


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