18 Jun '17, 8pm

You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

We are often asked “what is the best way to assure success in a green building project?” Whether that query is from a Fortune 1000 businesses or an architect, the answer is the same, have the owner engage an experienced green building consultant as early as possible in the project. Which often leads to a follow up question, “who do you recommend?” My go to move is to recommend Lorax Partnerships based in Baltimore who are among the best of green building consultants we work with. Those responses are not inconsistent with and, in fact, should be considered concomitantly with the conclusion, having worked on LEED projects since 2001, that the second best way to mitigate risk and avoid liability in sustainable building is a green building consultant working for the owner. (Okay, the single best way to mitigate risk in a green building project are properly drafted contract doc...

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