Green construction. Growing like a weed.
A recent article by DATABID entitled "Key Benefits of Embracing Green Construction" brings readers up to speed with some startling facts, among them:
- LEED-certified projects in North America have grown from 24 in 2000 to more than 24,000 today
- Worldwide, more than 41,000 commercial and institutional projects are LEED-certified and another 50,000+ are seeking certification.
- The number of zero energy (ZE) projects has increased 50 percent from 2017 to 2018 according to Building Design & Construction
- New Buildings Institute (NBI) reports that 67 zero energy structures have already been certified, and that 415 net-zero projects are emerging