New FEMA policies requiring public facilities be rebuilt to most current construction codes

New FEMA policies requiring public facilities be rebuilt to most current construction codes explained
Gabe Maser, Vice President of Federal Relations for the Code Council’s Government Relations office, provides insights on new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policies that require that rebuilding using federal public assistance program disaster aid to adhere to new construction codes to make them more resilient to future calamity. “All of this rebuilding now is going to have to start to be rebuilt to these stronger standards,” said Maser in a recent edition of E&E News. Numerous studies show that following up-to-date construction codes generates substantial savings over a building’s lifetime by increasing its resilience. Read the news article here.