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The Case for Resilient Design
Description
Resiliency is a national priority. The AEC community will play an important role by driving acceptance and implementation of resilient based design. This course addresses the question of how best to quantify and communicate resilient based design. It reviews the risk assessment standards in FEMA P-58 and presents the U.S. Resiliency Council's established standard rating system designed to describe the performance of buildings during earthquakes and other natural hazard events.
  • As a result of completing this course participants will understand Community Resilience and importance of ability to recover.
  • As a result of completing this course participants will be able define resilient design and learn how it is related to sustainable design.
  • As a result of completing this course participants will value the distinction between building to code and designing for resilience.
  • As a result of completing this course participants will understand the U.S. Resiliency Council and the value of standard rating system that communicates useful performance metrics.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost : FREE
Credit Offered:
1 PDH Credit
1 HSW/LU Credit
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