Your Parents Now Know What Green Building Is: About That LEED Feature On NPR?s All Things Considered

I have a tiny, very old iPod that I choose to fill with songs ? often very long songs by artists specializing in those ? instead of podcasts. I live in New York City and thus never drive anywhere. I listen to music in the morning (shorter songs, g… Continue reading Your Parents Now Know What Green Building Is: About That LEED Feature On NPR?s All Things Considered

Dangers Of Going Green – Industrial Hygienists Suggest Watching Out For Mold When Going Green

Industrial hygienists found that mold, rot, and corrosion are dangers that must be accounted for when builders construct energy-efficient homes. Recycled materials used in this type of construction are likely to absorb more water than new materials. Ai… Continue reading Dangers Of Going Green – Industrial Hygienists Suggest Watching Out For Mold When Going Green

Sustainable Construction Litigation: Do performance standards have any teeth?

Image via Wikipedia For several years, as green building (or sustainable or high-performance or whatever catch-phrase is most en vogue) has gained momentum in the market, so too has the marketing machine employed by lawyers hoping to capitalize. To be fair, the most vocal attorneys that are discussing the risks of sustainable construction practices are … Continue reading Sustainable Construction Litigation: Do performance standards have any teeth?