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Green homes: a hot trend among homebuilders

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 16 2014

Following the increase of green buildings in the commercial real estate sector, green homes have become a hot trend among homebuilders. According to

DC considers net zero building report

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • May 8 2014

The District of Columbia (DC) is one of the greenest areas with a number of requirements in place for energy conservation and greener new construction

New opponents to green buildings emerge

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 27 2013

Recognition and incentives for green buildingsstructures and processes that are considered more socially responsible, environmentally

District of Columbia's proposed Green Building Code

  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 18 2013

Heads up to developers, owners, engineers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, consultants, commissioning agents, insurers, and

Managing green product claims and expectations

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 7 2012

If a firm states that a construction project possesses sustainable features or energy-efficient attributes relative to traditional practices, certain risk mitigation issues and practices must be addressed

Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against U.S. Green Building Council dismissed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2012

A New York federal judge has held that Henry Gifford and three other design professionals cannot sue the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for false advertising under the federal Lanham Act in connection with the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings system for buildings

LEED 101: a look at the proposed LEED update LEED 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2012

In November 2012, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) hopes to release the next update to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green-building rating system, known as LEED 2012

US Green Building Council report on job creation potential

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2012

On January 18, the U.S. Green Building Council released Better Buildings Through Executive Action: Leveraging Existing Authorities to Promote Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Multifamily, Residential, and Commercial Buildings, which estimates that one million jobs could be created and $130 billion per year saved if the Obama administration used its executive authority to promote green buildings

LEED avoids class action, energy savings claim left untested

  • Stoel Rives LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 23 2011

There’s big news in the battle between consultants in the green building industry and the U.S. Green Building Council

Case summary: Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2011

In Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township, 15 A.3d 563, 2011 WL 2084174, Pa. Cmwlth, March 17, 2011 (No. 782 C.D. 2010), the Commonwealth Court addressed the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors’ zoning appeal based on a variance granted to Pohlig Builders (the developers) to disturb an area of steep slopes such that the developers could construct their proposed residential development