Environment Articles - The US Market for Green Building Materials

by SUNIL NAIR - Date: 2010-08-09 - Word Count: 350 Share This!

The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials report ( http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=144977&rt=The-US-Market-for-Green-Building-Materials.html ) which gives the U.S. market for green building materials was worth an estimated $9.6 billion in 2009, but is expected to increase to nearly $31.4 billion in 2014, for a 5-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.7%. The largest segment of the market, structural materials, was estimated to be worth $5.8 billion in 2009, but is projected to rise at a healthy CAGR of 29.2% to reach $21 billion in 2014. The second-largest segment in 2009, interior materials, is expected to increase in value over the next 5 years at a CAGR of 24%, from $2 billion in 2009 to $5.8 billion in 2014. The next-largest segment, exterior materials, is projected to rise at a CAGR of 20.6%, from an estimated value in 2009 of $1.9 billion to $4.7 billion in 2014. The scope of this report includes the U.S. market for building products that meet its definition of green, that is, those that are:

* Made from salvaged, recycled, or agricultural waste content. * Manufactured with resource-efficient, environmentally friendly processes (e.g., conserve water/energy, minimize pollutants, and process wastes) * Beneficial to the built environment (e.g., conserve energy, remove indoor pollutants) * Recyclable at the end of their life.

The overall goal is to identify and prioritize the business opportunities for providers of green building materials that will arise over the next 5 years as green building technologies increase their market penetration.

The report is intended especially for providers of green building materials and other technologies. Although the report is structured around specific technologies, it is largely nontechnical in nature. That is, it is concerned less with theory and jargon than with what works, how much of the latter the market is likely to purchase, and at what price.

For more information kindly visit : http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=144977&rt=The-US-Market-for-Green-Building-Materials.html

Related Reports

Global Green Building Materials and Construction http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=135423&rt=Global-Green-Building-Materials-and-Construction.html

Green Building Materials Forecasts to 2013 And 2018 http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=92047&rt=Green-Building-Materials-Forecasts-to-2013-And-2018.html


Contact us at :

Bharat Book Bureau Tel: +91 22 27578668 Fax: +91 22 27579131 Email: info@bharatbook.com Website: www.bharatbook.com Follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/3bbharatbook Please visit our blog at http://bharatbookseo.blogsome.com

Related Tags: material, energy, us, green, building, aggregator, market research reports, company profile, demand forecast, company insight, company report, agricultural waste

Your Article Search Directory : Find in Articles

© The article above is copyrighted by it's author. You're allowed to distribute this work according to the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs license.

Recent articles in this category:

Most viewed articles in this category: