Construction insurance update: Green building is red hot and so are the risks

Posted by Noff Colabella on Wed, Dec 02, 2015 @ 11:41 AM

For the construction industry, it’s a good time to go green. According to the World Green Building Trends 2016 survey by Dodge Data & Analytics, green building is doubling every three years. Survey respondents projected that more than 60 percent of their building projects would be green by 2018. And Navigant Research estimates the worldwide market for green building materials will be greater than $254 billion by 2020.

Read More

Tags: construction risk management, green construction, green building

How building green can put you in the red – watch out for these exposures

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Builders and designers are under increasing pressure to find new and innovative ways to incorporate green building practices, reduce energy consumption, and meet our culture’s demand for a greener world. And green construction is booming. According to Navigant Research, the global market for green building materials is expected to top $254 billion by 2020.

Read More

Tags: construction insurance, New York construction insurance, green construction, building green, green building risk management

As green construction flourishes, so do the risks

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:54 AM

The energy crisis of the 1970s was the dawn of a new age of urgency in the search for more environmentally friendly building solutions, bringing “green” building practices out of the research lab and onto the jobsite.

Read More

Tags: construction insurance, New York construction insurance, green construction, insuring new york’s construction industry