Build 159: Aim high

1 April 2017

Exceed Building Code minimums
Plus: Increasing resilience

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AimingHigher This Issue

Feature section: Aiming higher

We are falling short by building houses to only meet Building Code minimums. There are many benefits from designing and building higher-performing houses that will be healthy, comfortable homes.

Resilience2 This Issue

Feature section: Resilience

Significant investment in time and money is going into making our buildings and communities more resilient to seismic events and the increasing frequency of climate change-related extreme weather events.

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