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The power of building and energy codes

August 19, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsAugust 15, 2019 According to insurance broker Aon’s annual report, “Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight,” the total global economic cost of weather disasters reached $215 billion in 2018. What can be done to protect human life and property in the face of these catastrophes? One key element in strengthening our communities is…
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Deep energy retrofits for historic masonry buildings

August 19, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsAugust 15, 2019 Existing buildings offer the greatest opportunity for achieving energy efficiency and reducing the overall building energy use in the U.S. Buildings constructed before 1980 were built to model energy codes that were vastly less stringent than current code requirements. As a result, even minor energy retrofits can yield beneficial…
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2019 BEC-GD Enclosure Consciousness Symposium

August 19, 2019

The BEC is hosting their annual Symposium!  Be sure to join them October 15 for what is always guaranteed to be another fantastic, day-long conference of quality speakers and continuing education. Enclosure Consciousness 2019 Speakers: Janice Means, PE, LEED, AP, FESD | Lawrence Tech University Jeff Diqui | International Masonry Institute Roy Schauffele, FCSI, CCRP, FABAA, LEED GA, CABS | Division 7…
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