July 27, 2019

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

Enforcing Mandatory Robust Building Codes for Steel Windows


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