TITLE

Raising Standards

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Wanda; Iskowitz, Candace
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Best's Review;May2011, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the building safety systems in the U.S. It criticizes that mandatory codes for buildings save developers and building owners money, as their plans don't need to be changed or altered for different codes through which can save money in design fees and construction costs. It highlights some natural disasters and damages they caused, in terms of life and economy. It investigates Institute of Building and Home Safety's (IBHS) Fortified program working on economic prosperity.
ACCESSION #
61480231

 

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