每月档案: 2010年3月

白宫,PACE计划代理机构Spar

已经提出了一项在全国范围内进行的财产评估清洁能源(PACE)债券计划,但并非没有批评者。 您可能还记得,PACE债券是一种新的融资机制,可用于翻新房屋和商业建筑或安装可再生能源:"PACE是一种债券,其收益贷给商业和住宅物业… 继续阅读

能源之星计划注定要失败吗?

我以前写过有关环境保护署(EPA)和能源部的非正式投诉’s(DOE)电器能源之星计划。 根据政府问责局报告的最新发现,该计划内似乎存在着更大的系统性问题:"在为期9个月的研究中,问责办公室发明了四家虚构的公司… 继续阅读

JE Dunn荣获LEED金牌总部

As long time readers know, I am originally from Kansas. While 绿色建筑s have been common in DC for some time, the Midwest is just now starting to develop its own 绿色建筑 market.  I was extremely excited to get an opportunity to tour one of the newest 绿色建筑s in Kansas 市.   Tim … 继续阅读

反恐标准与绿色建筑之间的冲突

周一,我讨论了军事建设与绿色建筑认证之间的冲突。 绿色建筑认证最初是为商业办公建筑创建的,在军事建筑中可能会产生一些奇怪的应用。 尽管我们已经讨论过能源效率,自行车架和HVAC系统,但是军事建设的一个组成部分与… 继续阅读

军事建设与绿色建筑之间的冲突

As federal agencies continue to push 绿色建筑 certification, some federal projects are running into conflicts when building green.  Take for example, a recent article I reviewed regarding military construction and LEED certification.  The basic premise of the article is that 绿色建筑 rating systems and military construction do not always work together. “‘An office … 继续阅读

LEED移民能否获得更高的工资?

在建设者法律博客上发表的道格拉斯·赖泽(Douglas Reiser)最近发布了一个有趣的问题,涉及绿色建筑项目的戴维斯-培根工资确定标准:"您如何看待Davis-Bacon的工人/付款类别‘green building’专家还是专业人士?是否应该为您的项目分类’LEED AP?对于任何独立评估者呢?  I am thinking … 继续阅读

一些新的绿色建筑理念

One of the first publications that peaked my interest in 绿色建筑 was the AGC’s SmartBrief. Each day, I would read about a new 绿色建筑 project or development in SmartBrief. In large part because of SmartBrief, I began to explore the legal implications associated with 绿色建筑. Last week, my blog post "Does Your … 继续阅读

是什么构成了不同的现场条件?

[I have said many times that the legal principles that will apply to 绿色建筑 projects will be very similar to existing legal principles in the construction law field. On Fridays we will be reviewing legal developments from the construction industry that most likely will be applied to 绿色建筑 projects.]   When I prepare … 继续阅读

为什么联邦机构寻求绿色建筑认证?

I had never quite understood why federal agencies were so focused on 绿色建筑 certification. 那是直到我读到以下内容:"根据2007年乔治·W·布什(George W. Bush)签署的第13423号行政命令,美国机构必须在2015年之前将其现有建筑存量的15%纳入可持续发展要素。  为了遵守命令,… 继续阅读

联邦机构通过绿色地球仪认证

During 绿色建筑 presentations that include legal views, I usually expect that someone in the crowd will not agree with my views of the 绿色建筑 industry.  Usually, the unhappy audience member cannot fathom that there are potential risks associated with 绿色建筑. 但是,上周,当我提出… 继续阅读

请问您Construction Project Require Davis-Bacon Wages?

[I have said many times that the legal principles that will apply to 绿色建筑 projects will be very similar to existing legal principles in the construction law field. Going forward, on Fridays we will be reviewing legal developments from the construction industry that most likely will be applied to 绿色建筑 projects.]   If … 继续阅读

GSA’联邦政府的绿色建筑角色

在准备我的演讲时"建立绿色建筑时的法律注意事项"对于美国国家研究委员会(National Research Council),我考虑了我想向参加会议的联邦机构代表提出哪些建议。  The federal government is pushing federal investment in 绿色建筑s through $25 billion allocated from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and … 继续阅读
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