Examining the most important issues in achieving the goal of building more efficient and less damaging buildings, this book highlight the significant statutes and regulations as well as other legal issues that need to be considered when advising clients in the development, construction, financing, and leasing of a green building. Topics include federal incentive programs, financing, alternative energy, site selection, land use planning, green construction practices and materials, emerging legal issues, and the effects of climate change on planning and architectural design.The USGBC arranged the LEED rating systems in a reference guide format, which contains detailed descriptions of each ... In addition, because LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) is the most prevalent of the certification types, we willanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Law of Green Buildings|
|Author||:||J. Cullen Howe, Michael Gerrard|
|Publisher||:||American Bar Association - 2010|