Construction Industry and Sustainability Seminar

LAWL819
2.00 crs.

This is a seminar on construction law that intertwines the growing area of sustainable construction (or “Green Building”) with the standard overview of construction law.   Areas that will be covered include (1) legal issues surrounding the Owner/Contract/Designer relationship; (2) project delivery systems and standard contracts; (3) construction defects and design defects (4) project defaults; (5) the role of a surety in construction; (6) claims in litigation; (7) and damages.  Included in the course will be an overview of the history, goals and development of sustainable construction, the certification and rating systems, a review of standard green building contract documents, and an overview of green building litigation issues.