Disaster Resistant Building

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Harvey Flooding: Who's at Fault?

While some homeowners sue the federal government, funds are flowing for rebuilding... More

Double Whammy

Can the United States handle two killer hurricanes back to back? More

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Building to Resist Wildfire

Builders at the edge of the West's great forest know how to do this More

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Flood-Hardy Construction: Louisiana's Lesson for Texas

Drainable, dryable assemblies could speed the recovery from catastrophic flooding More

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The Portal Frame Option

Why this site-built framing detail is essential for bracing openings in garages... More

Charleston Adapts to Sea-Level Rise

When you live in the Low Country, a rising ocean is not just a theory. More

As Flood Maps Change, Cape Cod Builders Elevate

New FEMA flood zone maps are pushing builders to set new homes on pilings. More

New Deadline for FEMA Sandy Claim Review: October 15

FEMA is giving homeowners another month to request a review of their Hurricane Sandy flood insurance cases. More

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Heavy Lift

Raising 250 tons of house safely above the flood after Hurricane Sandy was just... More

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