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Codification Efforts on the Climate-Resilient Design of Commercial Roofs and Wall Assemblies

September 01, 2019

By Dominique Lefebvre, Marianne Armstrong, Bas Baskaran, and Michael Lacasse Abstract This article highlights recent Canadian advancements towards codification efforts on the climate-resilient design of commercial roofs and wall assemblies. The roofing advancements on climate resilience have led to the drafting of a new standard—CSA A123.26, Performance Requirements for Climate Resilience of Low Slope Membrane […]

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Resiliency Importance in Relation to Disasters

September 01, 2019

According to the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), in 2017, the U.S. suffered 16 natural disasters costing $1 billion or more and totaling over $300 billion in damages. In 2018, there were 14 such disasters. As of July 9, 2019, there were six weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each […]

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