No-damage-for-delay clauses are common in construction contracts, but are they enforceable? The one-sided nature of these “exculpatory” clauses has caused courts to view them with a jaundiced eye. Several well-recognized exceptions to enforceability have been carved out in recent decades. Yet the clauses continue to appear in prime contracts and subcontracts alike.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 8 -- New congressional legislation designed to encourage energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings stands a good chance of passage, James Hoff, the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing's research director, told attendees of the Ecobuild America annual conference.
Building Systems Design Inc. (BSD) earlier this month announced the simultaneous release of its latest specifications software and the beta release of software designed to achieve linkage to Autodesk's Revit.