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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

Lonza Wood Protection Earns Certification

Wolmanized Outdoor wood can be used to earn green building credits. More

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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