Sustainable Construction

Sustainable Construction is Here to StaySustainable “green” construction is in the news and here to stay.

Here at Construction Law Musings, we like to keep up with the world of sustainable construction and the legal issues that face contractors, subcontractors and even construction lawyers relating to this growing field.  The topics range from LEED certification issues to potential risks and rewards of “green” building and how to draft your construction contract to plan for such risks and take advantage of the rewards.

These posts are not just my “musings,” but those of many individuals who have posted in the Guest Post Friday series.  I hope that you will check out the posts below (or click here if on a mobile device) and let me know your thoughts.

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  Since that unpublished ruling on procedural grounds, much discussion has ensued.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…

Certification Bodies: Who Are They And How Do I Do Business With Them?

Originally posted 2011-08-05 09:00:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes back Doug Reiser (@douglasreiser) for the fourth time.  Doug is a construction attorney, LEED AP and the principal at Reiser Legal PLLC in Seattle, WA. His office provides construction counsel for businesses in the construction industry. He also runs the Builders…

Personal Musings on the LEED AP Process

Originally posted 2010-11-26 09:00:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter As a new LEED AP, I could not help but reflect on my studying and the learning curve that I went through during the process. First of all, thank you to all who helped along the way. Your support and advice was invaluable to my success….