Green building is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. with more than 2.3 million jobs. Green building certification in commercial real estate continues to grow as developers realize the benefits of LEED, passive house certification, Net Zero buildings and WELL certification.
Today more Americans work in solar energy than in natural gas, oil or coal. This number is expected to rise as a broad range of complimentary technologies, products and services are developed. These innovations include high-performance LED lighting, building management systems (BMS), energy storage, geothermal energy, stormwater treatment, smart commercial buildings and residential home energy audits contribute more than $134.3 billion to the U.S. economy. Learn more about the vast and growing market for green building here.