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After granting partial summary judgment to the plaintiffs last year, the District of New Mexico has ruled on a fresh set of summary judgment motions and effectively enjoined the City of Albuquerque from implementing amendments to its Energy Conservation Code.
Characterized by the owner as a green lease, two Swedish companies have committed to decreasing energy in a new 10-year lease for 14,000 square meters of mixed-use space in two buildings located just west of Stockholm.
A pending lawsuit against a pop-up shopping mall in New Zealand has some commentators wondering about the future of container architecture but presents a good opportunity to reflect on certain key provisions in design and construction contracts.
Although designed primarily for San Francisco buildings, the free, on-line resource is being promoted as adaptable for any geographic location and is divided into three sections: a general green leasing guide, tips on stakeholder engagement, and a checklist of items summarizing key sustainability metrics for any property.
At the USGBC’s 2011 Greenbuild Legal Forum, one topic of conversation was the (still) pending 2010 updates to the FTC Green Guides and the implications those updates will have for environmental marketing generally, and green building marketing specifically.
Last Tuesday, the Southern District of New York heard oral argument on USGBC’s motion to dismiss Henry Gifford’s amended complaint, which was fully submitted to the court back on May 6.
A recent article published by the Boston Society of Architects points to Gifford et al. v. USGBC and asks whether it is time to “revisit” the “assumption” that a private regulatory body is best suited to supervise local green building policy.
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Henry Gifford and his attorneys have filed their opposition to USGBC’s motion to dismiss Mr. Gifford’s amended complaint in Gifford et al. v. USGBC.