New York Condo Owners File Green Lawsuit
The owners of a luxury condominium in Battery Park City are suing for $1.5 million in damages because they say their eco-friendly building isn't green enough. (The Wall Street Journal)

Maryland County Draws Fire for Proposal to Change Green Home Credits
A group of green building advocates including the USGBC is opposing plans by the Baltimore County Council to change the way the county rewards environmentally conscious homeowners. (Baltimore Business Journal)

DOE Aims to Make Low-E Windows a Must-Have
Energy Department officials are trying to propel low-emissivity windows to popularity by bringing down prices. (The New York Times)

New Book Teaches How to Appraise Green Homes
Published by the Appraisal Institute, it will help shed light on how to estimate values for popular green home features such as energy-efficient appliances, toxin-free flooring and insulation, and vegetated roofs. (National Mortgage Professional)

LEED Label Challenged
Report raises questions about indoor air quality in certified buildings. (The New Haven Independent)

2010 Hanley Award Nominees Named
Twelve national industry leaders were named as candidates for this year’s Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing, the industry’s premier award for deep and lasting contributions to sustainability that includes a $50,000 award grant. (EcoHome)

Green Roofs Defy Economy, See Double-Digit Growth
A recent survey revealed that the green roofing industry grew by 16.1% in 2009, even while other areas of the construction market and the economy foundered. (Builder)