July 27, 2019

Building Codes for Steel Windows

“A more exhaustive look at building codes for windows—and better enforcement of existing codes—will speed up recovery after a weather event.” 

Eneref Institute examines the benefit-cost ratio of code-compliance enforcement and above-code construction of steel windows.

Wind-Damage-square

The investment required to strengthen the building envelope dwarfs in comparison to the money and lives saved by enforcing and expanding building codes.

Report in Progress