Tag Archives: resiliency

Building Codes: The Foundation for a Resilient Nation

March 20, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsMarch 15, 2019 The devastation brought by natural disasters is all too prominent in today’s media. Deaths, injuries and property loss demonstrate the fragility of communities in the face of these events. Increased community resilience provides a mechanism to lessen the impact of these events and assure that communities can continue to…
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New Guidelines Can Help Communities With Resiliency Measures

February 1, 2019

TMS Sustainablity E-NewsJanuary 31, 2019 The International Code Council and the Alliance for National and Community Resilience have developed the first resiliency guidelines, which local communities can use to improve buildings codes. "These benchmarks provide a standard for local and state governments to follow ensuring they are well prepared for the next disaster," ANCR Executive…
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NIST Names Steps For Post-Disaster Resiliency Measures

September 24, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews September 15, 2018 In a report to Congress, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has outlined the steps necessary to increase building functionality after natural disasters so that post-event impact to communities - both residential and commercial - will not be as…
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NIST names steps for post-disaster resiliency measures

August 31, 2018

NCMA eNews August 30, 2018 In a report to Congress, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has outlined the steps necessary to increase building functionality after natural disasters so that post-event impact to communities — both residential and commercial — will not be as severe. The…
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