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It’s time to talk resiliency

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Allen Hamblen, CalPortland Co.

The massive costs associated with man-made and natural disasters highlight the pressing need to change the conversation about so-called green construction to focus on resilient construction. As part of their priorities for the 2018, US Congress and local governments should push for more durable and resilient construction guidelines that will not only save lives, but also taxpayer dollars. Resilient construction is an increasingly pressing requirement, as the country is buffeted by the need to rebuild after such catastrophic events, including fires and storms.

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