Where does Davis-Bacon fit in green building?

03/10/2010 | Builders Counsel Blog, The

Working on green construction projects funded by stimulus dollars may come with strings attached, writes Douglas Reiser, who is commenting on Chris Cheatham's "Does Your Construction Project Require Davis-Bacon Wages?" If you have a project paid for by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, you likely must follow federal Davis-Bacon Act minimum prevailing wage rules. The regulations are proving problematic for some working on green projects, because DBA classifications are not ready for green building, he notes.

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