With the right financing mechanisms in place to drive real estate markets, green building can become the new granite by the year 2020, says the Institute for Market Transformation’s Robert Sahadi, who explores a number of key financial building blocks that must be put in place before the year 2020 to better support and encourage high-performance housing.

For more information on the year-long Vision 2020 project, which aims to establish and track a roadmap of critical targets for the building industry to address climate change-related goals by the year 2020, visit http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/Vision-2020.