green building performance

Angela R. Stephens

 Today’s guest post is by Angela Stephens, a fellow construction attorney in the Construction Service Group and Green Law Group at Stites & Harbison PLLC. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and is the first attorney in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to achieve Green Advantage® certification.

 Sustainable Design and Construction raises unique legal issues

There has been a lot of talk recently about measuring a green building’s performance after construction has been completed.  Last week, I highlighted what the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) had to say about the issue.  On Monday, Mireya Navarro of the New York Times wrote a lengthy article about green buildings not living up to their performance