Green Construction: Creating Energy-Efficient, Low-Impact Buildings
by Malinda Miller
We can see the future developing all around us, from sustainable flooring under our feet to solar panels on our rooftops. The construction industry is changing to become greener and these changes will have a lasting impact on the world and on construction workers of the future, because with a new world comes new career opportunities. The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types. Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the construction industry are expected grow faster than the average rate for all occupations. If you are interested in a career in construction, learning how to "build green" now will give you an edge over other workers in the future.
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