We take a look back at the five most important legal issues (plus a special bonus issue!) that we discussed during 2010 here at GRELJ before moving forward into what promises to be just as wild a ride for green design, construction, and real estate legal issues in 2011.
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A number of green building trends that emerged in 2010 suggest that “LEEDigation” might not manifest itself as anticipated by industry commentators. GRELJ takes a look at four key reasons why.
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.
USGBC has denied the appeal which challenged the LEED Gold certification awarded to the Northland Pines High School in Eagle River, Wisconsin.
In light of two recent articles discussing the interplay of LEED 2009′s Minimum Program Requirements, decertification, and the ongoing Northland Pines High School certification challenge proceeding, it’s worth revisiting these topics in greater detail to clarify some misconceptions that have persisted over the past few months, particularly after remarks in response to those articles from USGBC.
What were the top stories in green real estate law during 2009, but why was the most important one of all – the Northland Pines decertification proceeding – largely ignored by commentators?
According to an article that appeared last week in Eagle River, Wisconsin’s Vilas County News-Review, a group of local residents have filed a 125-page complaint with USGBC that challenges the award of LEED Gold certification to the Northland Pines High School.