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.

CALGreen. It’s finally here. Now what?

Originally posted 2011-11-18 14:56:46. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Imad Naffa. Imad is the Founder and President of NAFFA International, a private Building Code Services firm in Fresno, CA. He is also the Developer and Administrator of the Building Code Discussions Group (BCDG), one of the largest building…

Building Green: What it Means for Your Business

Originally posted 2015-01-01 09:30:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Kevin Kaiser. Kevin is the online marketing director for Surety Bonds.com, a leading online surety company. He specializes in educating current and prospective business owners about local surety requirements. He helps contribute to the Surety Bond Education Center and the…

Green Building Opens New Doors and Windows to Litigation

Originally posted 2012-02-24 09:00:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Paul E. Beers. Paul is the Managing Member of Glazing Consultants International, LLC (GCI), a building envelope consulting firm in business since 1988. He has over 25 years experience in the window and glazing…

Thoughts on Standard of Care?

Originally posted 2012-08-06 09:00:48. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI had a great chat Friday with Shari Shapiro of the Green Building Law blog. The topic of discussion was whether the general standard of care in construction that includes knowing and building to the building code encompasses meeting LEED benchmarks found in some but far from…