The US market for building materials that contribute to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification is projected to rise 7.2 percent annually through 2013, driven mainly by a recovery of the residential market. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified lumber and wood panels, water-efficient plumbing fixtures and fittings, and energy-efficient lighting fixtures will grow at double-digit rates.
This study analyzes the $60 billion US green building material industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by type (e.g., green interior products, green exterior products, green structural products, green building systems), market (e.g., residential, nonresidential) and region.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry players, including Armstrong World Industries, Mohawk, and Kohler.