Stark & Stark’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Group authored the article, Builders and Contractors Take Note: The Move to Make Buildings Healthier is Upon Us, for the October 2011 edition of Mercer Business Magazine.

When construction a new building, contractors should ensure that the facility is sturdy, functional and safe. However, some materials and products used in building design and construction are not. Due to this fact, government agencies and non-profit organizations have recently expressed concerns over the chemicals used in construction and their impact upon the public health.