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Green Buildings: Law, Contract and Regulation

Edition: 2010 Ed.
Format: Binder/Digital Version
Author(s): Peter S. Britell


SKU: ATTY71153



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*New All-Inclusive Annual Service Pricing—This title now includes free online access for 1 year to a digital version in addition to the print version. Pricing includes an entire year of Updates. See below for more details.

The Green Revolution is here! Are you prepared?

Local and state governments are increasingly adopting mandates requiring green construction. Lenders commonly insert green requirements into mortgages. National tenants require green in their leases. Whether you represent buyers, lenders, owners, tenants, construction companies, or design and engineering firms, green is no longer optional.

Green Buildings: Law, Contract and Regulation is a detailed practitioner's guide to everything from green terminology — the “language of green” — to complex issues of real property law, liability and due process. It discusses government mandates, green requirements and incentives, and clauses in all the standard types of agreements affecting real estate — purchase, sale, lease, mortgage financing, design, construction, and insurance. It also examines statutory language in detail.

Throughout, Green Buildings: Law, Contract and Regulation features realistic examples and practical solutions. Four appendices provide summaries of government mandates and incentives, green building codes, zoning laws, tax credits and similar incentives from state and local governments from coast to coast. This is the ultimate guide for attorneys trying to stay in the vanguard of the green revolution.

Table of Contents: Chapter Headings

  • Introduction—What is Green? A New Legal Language
    Sources of Green Requirements; Green Rating Systems
    Government Green Mandates (Building Codes and Other Mandatory Requirements)
    Due Diligence in the Selection of Property
    Green Provisions in the Purchase/Sale Agreement
    Green Incentives (Property Tax Abatements, Income Tax Credits, Zoning Bonuses and Others)
    Green Provisions in Leases
    Green Issues In Mortgage Finance
    Green Issues in Insurance Coverage
  • CHAPTER 10
    Green Issues in Construction Management Agreements and Construction Contracts
  • CHAPTER 11
    Green Issues in Design and Engineering Agreements

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Format Binder/Digital Version
Author Peter S. Britell
ISBN 9781588521699
Edition 2010 Ed.
Publisher American Lawyer Media


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