It’s been more than 20 years since the LEED standard was introduced, and green building has now become a significant percentage of new U.S. commercial real estate construction.  The benefits of green building techniques and products have made LEED certification a hot commodity and changed the construction industry.  But there are also risks involved if these new techniques and products don’t meet building users’ expectations.  In my recent article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I discuss how incorporating accurate performance specifications into contracts can help address expectations before construction begins. Read the full article here.

 “Without Performance Specifications, Green Building Can LEED to Disputes” was originally published by the Daily Journal of Commerce on June 17, 2016.