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Burg Simpson Construction Defect Group Discusses Colorado Municipal Ordinances

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Ronald Sandgrund (Of Counsel), along with Associates Jennifer Seidman, Leslie Tuft and Nelson Boyle of the Burg Simpson Construction Defect Group have co-authored a three-part article in The Colorado Lawyer, the Colorado Bar Association’s monthly law journal. The article discusses the many recently enacted construction defect Colorado municipal ordinances (CD ordinances), including their right-of-repair, HOA… Read more »

Defective Aluminum–Clad Windows Mean Trouble for Homeowners

By Burg Simpson

When you buy or build a home you don’t expect your windows to be defective. Thousands of homeowners nationwide, however, may have defective aluminum-clad windows installed in their homes. Unfortunately, many of these homeowners are in the dark about the cause of their problem until after spending thousands of dollars replacing windows they shouldn’t have… Read more »

Burg Simpson Attorney Scott Sullan Discusses Colorado Springs Landslides

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The recent Colorado Springs landslides have prompted questions and concerns from local homeowners. The Gazette is publishing a special report about the landslide hazards in Colorado Springs and what, if anything is being done about them. As part of this special report, The Gazette recently interviewed Burg Simpson construction defects attorney Scott Sullan about important… Read more »

Are Recycled Building Materials Safe for New Buildings?

By Burg Simpson

Climate change remains a hot button issue that has galvanized reactions on the global, national, state, and local levels. With international agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol setting carbon dioxide reduction goals for almost every country in the developed world, environmental awareness has blossomed in virtually every industry. The construction sector is no different, with… Read more »

Bamboo Building Materials: ‘Green’ Solution or Defect-Prone Disaster?

By Burg Simpson

Certification systems represent one of the hallmarks of the green building movement. Through these systems, builders qualify for certifications based upon a number of criteria, including the building materials used to construct structures. With these certifications, developers can market projects as “green,” prominently posting their credentials to display to potential buyers and tenants that the… Read more »

‘Groundbreaking’ Green Building a Potential Source of Enduring Defect Litigation

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While the green building trend continues to gain momentum, construction defects associated with the materials and processes used in this construction type have led to major litigation. For many contractors, green construction is a new endeavor, with inexperience increasing the likelihood of defect claims. To illustrate this phenomenon, consider a pioneering structure of the green… Read more »

Faulty Roofing Shingles Leave Homeowners Out in the Cold

By Burg Simpson

With an economic recovery underway and unemployment numbers on the decline, fewer Americans are fighting to “put a roof” over their heads. However, unfortunately, many people are still struggling to keep a solid roof on their homes, literally, due to the use of faulty building materials. As far too many homeowners have discovered, shoddy shingles… Read more »

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