Category Archives: Green Building

Is the Sky Actually Falling (on Green Building)?

Originally posted 2012-04-09 09:00:32. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI have spoken on many occasions here at Construction Law Musings and elsewhere about the risks and rewards for contractors found in sustainable construction. The rewards were fairly apparent. New markets, government incentives and the desires of owners to be “green” clearly point toward a need for…

Connect the Dots

Originally posted 2014-02-14 09:00:44. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Mike Collignon. Mike is a co-founder of the Green Builder Coalition. The Green Builder® Coalition is working to improve the sustainable attributes of new and existing buildings through education, information and advocacy. There are a…

HOAs Going Green with a Bit of Kicking and Screaming

Originally posted 2010-06-18 09:00:17. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome J. Roger Wood. Roger is a partner with Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Wood, PLC. The firm has offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Roger began practicing law twelve years ago and has…

Top Ten Incentives for Green Construction

Originally posted 2013-07-12 09:01:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Drake McDonald. According to Drake, his brief experience in construction introduced him to the profession’s many shortcomings. As an editor and writer he works to promote construction management education in the hopes of raising…

Did the 4th Circuit “Tarnish” Sustainable Construction in the CBF Case?

Originally posted 2014-08-11 09:00:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAbout a week ago, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s “parallam” lawsuit. Since that unpublished ruling on procedural grounds, much discussion has ensued. One particularly interesting headline, found at the well respected Greed Building Law Update, states Litigation Over First…