One of the most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of our economy, the green building and design industry has already played a vital role in spurring economic progress. A joint report from the U.S. Green Building Council and management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton indicates that from 2000-2008, the green construction market generated $173 billion in GDP, supporting 2.4 million American jobs. Projecting for the years of 2009-2013, the same study estimates that an additional $554 billio
The Green in Green
How schools and universities can promote a better economy and a greener tomorrow.