27 Jan '12, 3pm

Green Building Q&A: PHIUS lawyers accuse New York Passive House of stealing PHIUS's "trade secrets"

Lawyers representing the Passive House Institute U.S. have sent a cease-and-desist letter to a regional Passivhaus organization in New York, accusing the group of stealing PHIUS's e-mail list. The letter includes several “demands.” Three Passive House New York board members have issued a letter denying PHIUS's charges. They say that the e-mail list used by Passive House New York is their own, not one stolen from PHIUS. To read the details of this story, see the new paragraphs appended this morning to yesterday's news story: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/green-building-news/phius...

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