Green Construction Materials: Mitigating Risks, Reps and Warranties, Defective Sustainable Materials
Use of Low Carbon Concrete, Mycelium Fungi, Bamboo, and Hemp in New Project Development
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the use of green construction materials in new projects and the risks and liabilities associated with such use. The panel will discuss how a first in the nation county regulation that established a mandatory low carbon concrete specification is leading the way in the use of construction materials that address climate change. The panel will also discuss how to present representations and warranties in construction contracts that utilize green materials and how the liability for potential construction defects should be addressed.
- Green construction materials use
- AIA standards
- Types of materials
- Low carbon concrete
- Mycelium fungi
- Construction contracts
- Reps and warranties
- Mitigating risks
- Assessing defects
- Best practices
The panel will discuss these and other key topics:
- What is the AIA standard and assessment of the use of alternative and green construction materials?
- How can counsel mitigate the risk of use of green construction materials in the original contract?
- How are construction defects assessed when using green materials without long track records?
Patrick J. Perrone
Mr. Perrone concentrates his practice on construction and product defect matters. He is an experienced trial attorney... | Read More
Mr. Perrone concentrates his practice on construction and product defect matters. He is an experienced trial attorney who has handled hundreds of cases involving consumer/building products and construction defects. Mr. Perrone is also an experienced class action attorney and has defended a variety of consumer/building products class action suits.Close
Mark J. Stempler
Becker & Poliakoff
Mr. Stempler focuses his practice in the areas of construction litigation, government bid protests, and civil... | Read More
Mr. Stempler focuses his practice in the areas of construction litigation, government bid protests, and civil litigation. He represents clients in commercial and residential construction lawsuits, involving defects, delays, contractual disputes, mold claims, liens and lien disputes, bond claims, and insurance disputes.Close
Gina M. Vitiello
Shareholder; Chair Construction Law Section
Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry
Ms. Vitiello practices contract law and commercial litigation with an emphasis on issues related to the... | Read More
Ms. Vitiello practices contract law and commercial litigation with an emphasis on issues related to the construction industry across a wide variety of projects. She has extensive experience in handling large, complex construction claims involving delay and impact damages, as well as design and construction defect issues. She also assists in drafting construction and commercial contracts.Close