RT ECP: Sustainable Design & Construction

May 16, 2013

NJ Senator Seeks to Shut down Rotten-Egg-Smelling Landfill

Source: http://www.environmentalleader.com, May 13, 2013 A landfill in Roxbury, New Jersey, has received hundreds of complaints from nearby residents of a stench like rotten eggs, and a bill has been filed by Sen. Anthony Bucco that would force the landfill to shut down. The Fenimore Landfill, owned by Strategic Environmental Partners, had been closed since […]

January 4, 2013

Green Building Watch

Source: Sustainable Industries, January 1, 2013 By: Jerry Yudelson Green building will continue its rapid expansion globally in 2013 in spite of ongoing economic difficulties. More people are building green each year, and there is nothing on the horizon that will stop this MegaTrend or its constituent elements. However, the continuing slowdown in commercial real […]

November 22, 2011

Inexperience and Unproven Products: The Risks of Sustainable Construction

Source:  http://www.rmmag.com By:  Jeff Slivka, New Day Underwriting Managers Sustainable construction is rapidly expanding with the continued development of green codes and eco-friendly building materials. Championing the movement is the United States Green Building Council, whose Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification system has become the benchmark for energy efficiency and environmentally safe […]

July 26, 2011

Professional liability risks grow with green construction

Source: http://www.businessinsurance.com, July 24, 2011 By: Judy Greenwald Challenges facing risk managers and insurers in developing errors and omissions coverage for “green” construction projects are similar to but also different than standard construction risks. The difference generally is found in new technology and materials, which are untested and often experimental, and can lead to unfounded […]


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