Resilience should be considered a sustainability factor

Since a sustainable building is one you don't have to rebuild, some building sustainability experts believe adding points for "resilience" to storms and earthquakes to the LEED sustainability rating tool makes sense.

By HZ Staff | May 15, 2012

Since a sustainable building is one you don't have to rebuild, some building sustainability experts believe adding points for "resilience" to storms and earthquakes to the LEED sustainability rating tool makes sense. Some pundits predict that a future iteration of the standard (though not the immediately pending one) is likely to recognize the resilience concept as a key sustainability issue.

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