The growing number of property and casualty insurance claims is just one indicator of our changing weather. For fiscal 2017, North America was the least profitable region for P&C insurance companies due to losses from climate change. At a minimum, strengthening the building envelope with the currently mandatory building codes will prevent damage from climate change and offer life-safety as well as cost benefits.
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- As many as 50% of steel window manufacturers fail to test their products to assure even a minimum code compliance.
- The extent of areas affected by extreme weather events will continue to grow over the next 10 years, intensifying the need for stronger building code compliance of windows.
- The investment required to strengthen the building envelope dwarfs in comparison to the money and lives saved by enforcing and expanding building codes.