Green building market expanding

Reduced costs are a key reason for the expansion of green building market, which is expected to remain steady up to 2016.

09/21/2011


According to a report by www.companiesandmarkets.com, the green building market is expanding thanks to reduced costs over the last several years. In particular, the cost reduction benefits for building automation and control systems are encouraging growth in the market. Two of the key reasons for this growth, according to the report, are safety and convenience. The growth is expected to be steady through 2016, which is how far the projections stretch out to. The ability to integrate green design into older systems is a key advantage and, coupled with the reduced costs thanks to advancements in R+D, is why the market will continue to grow.

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, www.csemag.com 



Product of the Year
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
MEP Giants Program
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
September 2018
Power boiler control, Product of the Year, power generation,and integration and interoperability
August 2018
MEP Giants, lighting designs, circuit protection, ventilation systems, and more
July 2018
Integrating electrical and HVAC systems, emerging trends in fire, life safety, ASHRAE 90.4
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
Data Center Design
Data centers, data closets, edge and cloud computing, co-location facilities, and similar topics are among the fastest-changing in the industry.
click me