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Green Building and Climate Resilience: Understanding Impacts and Preparing for Changing Conditions

pubart-greenbuilding-climateresislienceUniversity of Michigan and USGBC, 2011

This report from the University of Michigan and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) includes regional impact information and building adaptation strategy. For the Southeast U.S. these include: sea-level rise; increased heat-related stresses for people, plants and animals; decreased water availability; and increased damage from higher intensity hurricanes and storm surges.

Read the full report here.

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