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Green Building- Interesting Third Party Issues

Originally posted 2009-08-24 09:00:00. As I was following some of the posts by @ imadnaffa on Twitter, I came across a post by a consultant that guarantees LEED Certification. This got me thinking about the myriad issues relating to the third party certification aspect of adding such certification...

Be Careful with “Green” Construction

As readers of Construction Law Musings can attest, I am an enthusiastic (if at times skeptical) supporter of sustainable (or "green") building . I am solidly behind the environmental and other benefits of this type of construction. However, I have likened myself to that loveable donkey Eeyore...

ConsensusDOCS Updates its Forms

As reported recently in ENR Magazine , among other publications, the ConsensusDOCS folks have updated their contract forms. Why is this news? First of all, it’s only been around three and a half years since these documents were officially released and this release is about 18 months sooner than...