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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 02, 2021
Resilience is the ability to resist being affected by or bounce back from an extreme or disastrous event, and it is increasingly important for all building owners. 87% of organizations polled in the 2019 EEI survey indicated that resilience is very or extremely important when considering future...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 26, 2020
Resilience is emerging as a critical issue for commercial buildings, particularly in light of recent disruptions from climate and weather events. Owners and operators of commercial properties are placing greater emphasis on improving the resilience of their assets and mitigating risk from natural...
by Holt Mountcastle, RE Tech Advisors on May 02, 2018
In 2017, the U.S. experienced a historic number of weather and climate disasters that had a cumulative cost of over $300 billion. Impacts from these events can be mitigated by improving building resiliency. Resiliency improvements typically take the form of retrofits to the envelope, structure,...