Category Archives: LEED

Update: Gifford v. U.S. Green Building Council – No Standing for Plaintiffs

Update: Gifford v. U.S. Green Building Council – No Standing for Plaintiffs

We reported in our February 21, 2011 Blog article, Gifford v. U.S. Green Building Council – The Color of Money, about a class action lawsuit filed by Henry Gifford, owner of New York-based Gifford Fuel Savings Inc., and others who claimed that the U.S. Green Building Council made false claims to consumers about the energy advantages

Gifford v. U.S. Green Building Council – The Color of Money

A February 7, 20011 motion filed to amend the complaint in Henry Gifford, et al. v. U. S. Green Building Council, a lawsuit pending in Federal Court in the Southern District of New York, brings light to a novel claim alleging that the industry wide “green” building standards are nothing more than a marketing ruse profiting the U.S. Green