Green Building Trend Ripe To Bear Suits

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 5:27 PM EDT) -- As the green construction trend begins to heat up, lawyers expect to see a jump in litigation, including challenges to the performance ratings of buildings and fierce battles between owners, contractors and architects when green certification goes wrong.

Green building initiatives are still in their infancy, and corresponding lawsuits have been rare. But experts anticipate more cases will be filed as the economy improves, as states and localities take further action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and as more performance evaluations are conducted on newly certified...
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