6/11/2010

The green-building movement is facing the same fiscal restraints as traditional construction projects, writes Scott Kraus. Companies looking for energy-efficient, sustainable construction and materials have been forced to depend on rehabilitation and retrofit projects to meet debt. Nonetheless, the sluggish economy and rising energy prices have made energy-efficient projects a priority, says Bud Hackett, director of business development for an Allentown, Pa., construction-management firm.

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