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NU Online News Service, Sept. 20, 11:55 a.m. EDT

While more than $35 billion in property losses are caused by natural disasters in the United States each year, states and municipalities seeking to adopt ordinances that require “green” or “sustainable” construction are often overlooking disaster-resistance construction, according to industry reports.

To allow local governments to adopt green building codes that address high performance as well as conventional sustainable features, the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) said they have developed High Performance Building Requirements for Sustainability 2.0. The criteria are written in mandatory language that amends and appends the International Code Council International Building Code (IBC).

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