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Number of LEED Homes Has Doubled in Three Years
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Number of LEED Homes Has Doubled in Three Years

California has the most LEED-certified homes, followed by New York and Texas. More

North Carolina Moves to Sandbag LEED in Fight Over Lumber Sourcing
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North Carolina Moves to Sandbag LEED in Fight Over Lumber Sourcing

Lumber interests are pushing to get North Carolina off the LEED bandwagon. More

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Lawsuit Claims LEED Certification Is False and Misleading

Class action suit holds that the "green" project rating system is just a marketing gimmick that harms the interests of non-LEED building performance experts. More

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The Legal Risks of Building Green

The sudden popularity of all things green is exposing builders — whether they know it or not — to new legal risks. There are risks associated with drafting the contract, navigating the permit approval process, and resolving disputes over projects that fail to achieve their sustainability goals. More

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