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Six Mitigation Areas for Building Professionals

NU Online News Service, March 13, 1:55 p.m. EDT

 Working under the assumption that climate change is inevitable, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning have released a study outlining how building professionals can anticipate changing environmental conditions and reduce potential impacts on both the built environment and new construction.

• Water and waste—efficiency of plumbing systems to respond to decreases in water supply or electrical power interruption.

• Equipment—to allow for increased capacity without reducing performance.

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