Energy Codes, Compliance Deadlines & Keeping up to Date

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we would like to welcome back (again) Sean Lintow Sr. of SLS Construction & Building Solutions. Sean has over 20 years working directly in the trenches in the construction arena and currently is a RESNET HERS rater & ICC Certified Residential Energy Inspector / Plans Examiner.

Since moving to Illinois, the focus of his business has shifted to helping builders, trade professionals& even code officials not only understand and meet the latest energy codes but how to improve their methods to accomplish it better and more affordably. You may also want to check out his great resources on The HTRC (Homeowners & Trades Resource Center).

I would like to thank Chris once again for allowing me to muse on his site & probably more importantly for his patience on finally getting this to him. The birth of a second kid, increased workload, etc… has led to quite a lot of items getting pushed back &/or limited. Certain items though of course can’t be pushed back and that generally revolves around government agencies…

Incorporation, Indemnity and Statutes of Limitations, Oh My!

Originally posted 2017-01-17 11:23:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWe all know that the contract is king in Virginia. We also know that Virginia will allow for a so called “incorporation” clause that will allow for “flow down” of certain prime contract provisions in a way that will make those provisions applicable to subcontractors. We also…

Reminder: The Devil is in the Mechanic’s Lien Details

As readers of Construction Law Musings are well aware, mechanic’s liens and their picky and at times overly form oriented nature are near and dear to my heart as a construction attorney here in Virginia. I recently had the opportunity to meet this head on in Hanover County, Virginia Circuit Court. I was defending a…

Virginia Occupational Safety Conference Reflections

Originally posted 2011-06-10 09:00:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week, I spoke at the 15th Annual Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (“VOSH”) Conference. I always enjoy speaking at these events because I always learn something. This year I spoke on the topic of record keeping and how to handle a VOSH or OSHA inspection (you…

Happy New Year! Looking Back and Forward

Originally posted 2016-01-01 10:00:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIt is the time of the year here at Construction Law Musings where we look back at a great 2015 and forward to an even better 2016. This past year was another good one for both Musings and my law practice. Musings hit its 7 year anniversary…

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I am a construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP, and have been nominated by my peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law on multiple occasions. I provide advice and assistance with mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

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