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Green Gap

Posted by pcbasentry on March 25, 2009

As environmentally friendly construction takes off, a question looms: Who’s going to do all the work?

Demand is booming for environmentally friendly construction. But it’s booming so fast that there aren’t enough skilled professionals to do the work.

Green building demands a range of specialized knowledge that most builders don’t have — everything from where to obtain recycled materials to how to orient a building to maximize natural heating and cooling. So, contractors, architects and other pros are rushing to get up to speed, often through their trade groups, which have started offering more training in green techniques. ..Read more at The Wall Street Journal/Business

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