Green Building Materials - A Global Strategic Business Report

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The world market for green building materials is projected to reach $406 billion by the year 2015. This is primarily driven by increased awareness of environmental concerns the world over, high-energy costs, increasing awareness that green buildings enhance well-being and productivity, and decreasing costs of green building materials.Having originated with a few government constructions, the green building concept is set



to become a global phenomenon, transforming from a niche arena to a mainstream concept. Green buildings are transforming the construction industry landscape, including both residential and commercial sectors. Owing to increased awareness of environmental concerns the world over, government mandates and voluntary standards are driving the growth of green buildings, and in parallel the demand for green building materials.According to Global Industry Analysts, Europe represents the largest market for green building materials. Much of the growth in green building materials market is expected to emanate due to increased customer willingness to adopt green practices, coupled with growing pressure to minimize energy consumption from buildings in an effort to curb carbon-dioxide emissions. The US constitutes the second largest market for green building materials. In comparison to developed markets, developing markets are poised to show faster growth. Asia-Pacific is forecasted to be the fastest growing market over the coming years. The growth in developing markets is attributed mainly to improving living standards. Costs, efficiency, and environmental safety would be the driving forces behind the surge in the use of such products.Green floorings represent the largest and fastest growing green building materials in the US, followed by green concrete and green roofs. Green floor coverings are eco-friendly green building products that are made from a variety of materials, such as cork, carpet, bamboo, linoleum, ceramic tile, and hardwood. In addition, the practice of planted green roofs is gaining momentum in several cities in the US. In terms of end-use markets, residential sector constitutes the largest market for green building materials, while non-residential sector represents the fastest growing market.This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Green Building Materials in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 74 companies including many key and niche players such as American Standard Brands, Andersen Corp., Silver Line Building Products Corp., Armstrong World Industries, Inc., Bonded Logic Inc., Bridgestone Corp., Ecostar, CEMEX S.A.B De C.V, Ceratech, Inc., Clean Concrete Technologies, Compagnie De Saint-Gobain, Forbo Holding, A.G., Forbo Holding, A.G., Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, LLC, Glen Eden Wool Carpet, Inc., HeidelbergCement AG, Holcim Group Support Ltd., Homasote Company, Johnson Controls, Inc., Lafarge SA, v, Mannington Mills Inc., Masco Corp., Mohawk Industries, Inc., Monier Group GmbH, Nichiha Corp., Norbord, Inc., Novacem Limited, Owens Corning, Paveloc Industries, Inc., Pella Corp., PPG Industries, Inc., Rodda Paint Company, Roseburg Forest Products Company, Serious Materials, Inc., Siemens Building Technologies, Ltd.., Temple-Inland, Inc., Universal Forest Products Inc., and USG Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources. Global Industry Analysts ©

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