24 Sep '13, 8pm

NYC Enacts Five Building Resiliency Laws: This is the first wave of legislation from the Building Resiliency...

The New York City Council will enact laws implementing five recommendations of the Building Resiliency Task Force, led by Urban Green Council following Superstorm Sandy. This first package of laws will make NYC better prepared for future hurricanes and extreme weather by: • Requiring new automatic faucets and toilets to have at least two weeks of battery backup so buildings can remain habitable during power failures (Task Force Proposal # 8; Intro. 1086) • Requiring new buildings in flood zones to be equipped with valves that prevent sewage from backing up into the building (Proposal # 24; Intro. 1098) • Creating a manual on construction requirements in flood zones (Proposal # 10; Int. 1095) • Studying the effects of hurricane winds on existing buildings, and forecasting future storms (Proposal # 12; Intro. 1090) • Piloting programs on road and sidewalk materials that abso...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/95243-nyc-enacts-five-buil...

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