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.

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…

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…

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…