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How new homes can stand up to disasters

17 Jan 2017, Ecocity Builders

New high-­performance materials and components in houses, and improved construction methods offer greater resistance to the three major hazards in the United States: wind, flood, and fire. The author provides several methods and technologies used to design houses that can stand up against these three major hazards.




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