More stringent efficiency codes driving growth in green building industry

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more than 50% between now and 2017 to $103.5 billion, according to Pike Research.

December 02, 2011 |
HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more than 50% between now and 2017 to $103.5 billion, says Pike Research.

High-efficiency equipment, such as HVAC and lighting, will become more desirable in the coming years, according to the Pike report, "Energy Efficient Buildings: Global Outlook." The market for high-efficiency HVAC systems, for example, will more than double to $6.4 billion between 2011 and 2017.

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