Design decisions for buildings and communities are critical to efforts to increase local and regional resiliency. Building designers — of residential, institutional, and commercial structures — should strive to incorporate passive and active survivability concepts into new and renovated structures.
Community planners and developers need to incorporate concepts that increase the capacity to maintain transportation flow, strategies to handle water management, and infrastructure approaches that will withstand a variety of risks.
Resilient Virginia invites Annual Sponsors to write guest articles for the newsletter and website. We thank Clark Nexsen, a Community Leader Annual Sponsor, for giving permission to reprint an article by Graduate Fellow, Zane Havens.
Annette Osso, now the managing director of Resilient Virginia, first delved into energy projects in the 1970s. Reprinted with permission from Energy News Network RICHMOND,
The inaugural Virginia Clean Energy Summit is set for Tuesday, September 17 at the Richmond Convention Center. Clean energy technologies, policies, and business practices that are transforming Virginia’s energy landscape — today — will be demonstrated and discussed.
Resilient Virginia Is Involved With These Spring Events: Building Sustainability Conference, April 25, 2019; and the Arlington Home Show and Resiliency Workshop, April 27, 2019.
By Sean Tubbs, Guest Contributor As both average temperatures and rainfall counts continue to climb, government agencies, businesses and other organizations are seeking ways to
On October 4th, 2018, Leaders in Energy (LE), in partnership with Resilient Virginia, held its “Utilities of the Future Forum” at the US Navy Memorial in Washington DC. The event had over 80 attendees and was an exciting opportunity to look at recent developments in the role of utilities and future of energy provision and new changes.
Resilient Virginia invited its members and various stakeholders to the 2018 Resilient Virginia Annual Meeting and launched the featured topic for the upcoming year, “Resiliency and the Rural/Urban Interface.”