Category Archives: Building codes

“Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale”

The Diva has been contemplating the concept of resilience, as described in the document Disaster Resilience; A National Imperative, published by the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. Reviewing it against the present setting of disaster recovery efforts in Houston, … Continue reading

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FL Building Codes

FL May Soon Face a Big Test of Its New Building Codes….. How Will Florida’s New Building Codes Weather Hurricane Season? This year Florida lawmakers changed the way the state building codes are updated. There are concerns the new law … Continue reading

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Building Standards and Recovery

The Diva is not familiar with the source of this article, but she does know one of the authors. This would seem to be credible information. She welcomes comments from those more familiar with building codes. FEMA Requires Compliance with … Continue reading

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