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1510, 2017

Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

October 15th, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , |

The State of Rhode Island is expanding its longstanding Green Buildings Act adding built landscapes to the list of public [...]

110, 2017

50 Shades of Green in Montgomery County

October 1st, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , , , , , |

Green building will remain mandatory for new construction in Montgomery County, Maryland and effective December 1, 2017, the International Green [...]

2409, 2017

The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

September 24th, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , , , |

The best way to mitigate risk in your green building project are properly drafted contract documents prepared by this law [...]

1709, 2017

LEED Commercial Interiors Can Save the Planet

September 17th, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , , , , , |

LEED Commercial Interiors projects present the best single opportunity for greening buildings. The proof is in the numbers. There are more than 5.6 million existing commercial buildings in the United States today.

1009, 2017

Denver Voters Petition Green Roof Mandate to the Ballot

September 10th, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , , , |

The Denver Elections Commission has announced that the Denver Green Roof Initiative, a mandatory green roof ballot initiative will appear [...]

2708, 2017

Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

August 27th, 2017|Categories: Environmental Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week the Maryland Green Building Council voted unanimously to recommend that Green Globes, at the two Green Globes level, [...]