Fuel Cell Experiment to Power Homes

At an announcement during a national meeting on hydrogen fuel cell technology in Columbia, S.C., a developer of new homes in a subdivision in Aiken, S.C. will use fuel cell technology to power homes.  The initial phase of the RidgeRead The Full Article »

Green Building Insurance Challenges

Understanding what your policy covers As mentioned in “Green Building Risk Management Obstacles”, there are many potential risks involved in the emerging field of green building. Current insurance policy forms may not provide adequate coverage for all green building risks atRead The Full Article »

Green Building Risk Management Obstacles

Compliance and cost issues Theodore L. Senet, a noted Los Angeles construction and insurance attorney, recently listed nine risk management issues dealing with green construction: Compliance with developing green building codes and local requirements Compliance with contract requirements related to certification levelsRead The Full Article »

Liability Risks for Green Construction

Green certification is a way to gain third-party, independent, and international recognition that a project produces less waste, conserves water and energy, supports the health of its occupants, stamps a smaller carbon footprint, and is socially responsible.The risks of greenRead The Full Article »