26 Feb '18, 4pm

EESI has a briefing about #buildings coming up soon!

The United States has some of the best buildings in the world and a construction industry that produces advanced technologies and materials. What are the impediments to their use and how can government facilitate their deployment by our highly trained architects, engineers and builders? The vast majority of the U.S. built environment was not designed to withstand the extreme weather, power outages and other hazards that are becoming more frequent, destructive, and disproportionately burdensome on the elderly and low income communities. The panel of experts will help attendees gain a better understanding of what is achievable with existing technologies and what types of policies and research and development are needed to enhance this important part of the nation’s infrastructure.

Full article: http://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/030218resilience

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