Nutrition Business Journal

Green Building Takes Off as Perceptions of High Cost Abate

U.S. government’s LEED certification propels market for green building.

Despite the lingering misconceptions about cost and some resistance to modifying traditional design practices, the momentum in the market for “green” building design and construction is clearly on the upswing. Fueling this momentum is a growing body of documentation showing higher up-front costs associated with green building design are not really that much higher, and are paid back many times over through performance improvements. Other drivers have been early adoption at a significant level

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