Green Building Materials Accelerate Change

Green building materials accelerate changeUsing green building exterior products in the construction industry offers energy efficiency, durability, low maintenance and operating cost, and waste reduction compared to traditional construction techniques.

A green building materials market report forecasts the global market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 11.9 percent from 2016 to 2022, to reach $377 billion by 2022.

The major factors driving the green building materials market are:

  • Emission reduction
  • Higher asset value of green buildings
  • Growth in public awareness regarding green materials
  • Increase in client and market demand
  • Reduction in operating costs
  • Enhanced worker productivity due to healthier indoor environment

A wide variety of green building materials are available in the market including: linoleum, galvalume panels and fiber-cement composites.

Concerns regarding a rise in energy prices, accelerating climate change, negative health impact associated with building materials and stormwater runoff polluting rivers and lakes have reinforced the need for green building construction.


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