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Designing for Resiliency
April 29, 2014 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Where: Syska Hennessy Group
1515 Broadway, 15th floor
New York, NY 10036
Hosted by: Syska Hennessy Group
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In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, City Council passed a number of building resiliency laws, eight of which are currently in effect:With support from the NYC Department of Buildings, Urban Green Council developed this complimentary program to educate building professionals about the new resiliency laws, the resulting code changes, and how they will prepare the city for future extreme weather events.
29/13 Raising and Moving Buildings
82/13 Providing a Flood Manual
83/13 Preventing Sewage Backflow
95/13 Protecting Patient Care Areas
96/13 Survey Data and Flood Maps
99/13 Cable Length and Fuel Oil Storage
109/13 Temporary Flood Shields
111/13 Emergency and Standby Power
As a result, New York City architects and engineers are tasked with learning new code requirements and creating stronger, more resilient buildings. With support from the NYC Department of Buildings, Urban Green Council developed this program to educate building professionals about the laws, the resulting code changes, and how they will prepare the city for future extreme weather events.
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