Clean Building Not that Pricey, But What About Habits

I missed this report last week, but a survey by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development found that there is a big gap in builders’ understanding of how pricey it is to build green. On average, the 1,400 participants estimated that building green would cost 17% more, though the group estimates that it averages around 5% in developed countries. (On page 26 of the report there are figures looking specifically at different LEED ratings for the U.S. and how that price increase varies by area and rating)

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