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Green building and sustainable development: the practical legal guide
304 pages. No updates available.
The preface quotes that a 2007 EPA study that shows “Buildings consume 39% of all energy in the United States and 72% of the nation’s electricity, while producing 39% of the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.” So we can’t just make energy efficient cars to take care of dwindling energy resources and address climate change issues. This ABA title provides the lawyer with a thorough grounding in the concepts and terminology of green building and sustainability. It looks at green building initiatives that are gaining ground all over the country and examines the legal issues that result. There is even a chapter to assist you in incorporating green practices in your own law firm.