Global Information would like to present a new market research report, "The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials" by BCC Research.
The U.S. market for green building materials is forecasted to reach $31.4 billion in 2014 at a compound annual growth rate of 26.7%. In 2009, the U.S. green building materials market was worth approximately $9.6 billion. Structural materials make up the largest segment of the green building materials market. It is estimated that the structural materials sector was valued at $5.8 billion in 2009, but is forecasted to reach $21 billion in 2014. The second largest segment in the 2009 U.S. market for green building materials is interior materials. This segment is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 24% to reach $5.8 billion in 2014.
This report investigates the business opportunities for providers of green building materials that will emerge over the next five years as green building technologies increase their market penetration.
This report includes important information about the U.S. market for building products that satisfy the definition of "green", which are:
- Made from recycled, salvaged, or agricultural waste content
- Manufactured with resource-efficient, environmentally friendly processes
- Beneficial to the built environment (i.e. conserves energy, removes indoor pollutants)
- Recyclable at the end of products life