05 Oct '11, 4pm

35% of Design, Construction Jobs Now Green, Awards for Excellence in Green Residential Building

in the building design and construction industry, McGraw-Hill Construction finds that 35% of architects, engineers and contractor (AEC) positions are now green. About a third of the industry's workforce work on green projects, amounting to 661,000 jobs. Over the next three years, they expect the share of green building jobs to rise to 45%. The number of green building jobs today matches the size of the green building market, which constitutes 35% of the design and construction industry. As green building takes a bigger share of the market, those jobs are growing proportionally - by 2014, green building is expected to have 48-50% share of the construction market. They define "green jobs" as those involving over 50% of work on green projects or designing and installing uniquely green systems. It doesn't include related support or administrative professionals, manufacturing, ...

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