The Henry Gifford-led class action suit against the USGBC in the Southern District of New York is a class action no more.
The Western District of Washington’s decision will allow disputed amendments to the Washington State Energy Code to take effect.
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Attorneys for Henry Gifford and USGBC are discussing a list of injunctive measures, including the disclosure of actual energy bills for all LEED-certified buildings, in an apparent effort to settle Mr. Gifford’s class action lawsuit.
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A group of plaintiffs led by Henry Gifford has filed a class action lawsuit against USGBC in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
United States District Court Judge Martha Vazquez has ruled on a motion for summary judgment filed by the plaintiffs back in September of 2009 that certain portions of Albuquerque’s Energy Conservation Code are preempted by federal legislation.
The Northland Pines appellants have announced that they dispute USGBC’s denial of their challenge to the LEED Gold certification of the Northland Pines High School and publicly released the documents on which USGBC’s decision was based.
On the heels of the lawsuit filed at the LEED Gold-hopeful Riverhouse here in New York City comes another green building-related litigation, this time on the West Coast and filed on May 25 by the Building Industry Association of Washington against the pending enactment of certain amendments to Washington’s State Energy Code.
The owners of a condominium unit at the LEED Gold-hopeful Riverhouse development in lower Manhattan are alleging that the project’s developer breached the terms of its offering plan by failing to deliver the “green” building systems that were specified within the plan.