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Case study

Building resilient states: profiles in action

These case studies from across the US illustrate how strategic decisions about land use and transportation can make communities more resilient from the ground up.
Conference paper

Energy cost impact of non-residential energy code requirements

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code contains 396 separate requirements applicable to non-residential buildings; however, there is no systematic analysis of the energy cost impact of each requirement. Consequently, with limited building department resources, the efforts for plan review, inspection, and training may not be...