28 Nov '16, 4pm

Suing But Not Because it was Not a Green Building

Suing But Not Because it was Not a Green Building

With the maturation of the green building industrial complex it has become clear there is no more or additional liability associated with constructing a green building versus a similar non green structure. But, the claims that have resulted in much of the recent litigation involving green building projects are different from those in other construction disputes. Typical is the case recently commenced over the construction of the Haywood Community College Creative Arts Building in North Carolina which was pursuing LEED New Construction v2009 certification. The Haywood Community College’s Creative Arts Building ‘s very sustainable design was featured in a 2013 issue of Solar which described the project as pursing LEED Platinum. The architect’s website still highlights the project describing it as “designed to achieve LEED Platinum.” The project was substantially completed in...

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