The Trend and Proliferation of Green Construction, Choice of Different Certifications for Green Buildings/ Projects, and Resolving Litigation Disputes When Promises for Level of Green Certification Fail to Materialize

February 25, 2015 11:45am

Joe Duncan
Partner
Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP

Roger Bradley
Member
Melvin & Melvin PLLC

David N. Crump Jr. Esq.
Director of Legal Research
Office of the General Counsel National Association of Home Builders

  • Certification for green construction
    • LEED and other certifications
    • Lack of uniform standard of certifications
  • Liability imposed for green products that fail to deliver its intended results
  • Litigation in green construction
    • Promise of Gold level certification but only getting a Silver level under the National Green Building Standard
    • Insurance coverage issues related to litigation to green certification