28 Aug '15, 10pm

Resiliency Is Goal Of Greener New Orleans

Resiliency Is Goal Of Greener New Orleans

Every one of the houses Make It Right has constructed meets LEED Platinum certification standards, the highest designation for sustainable building recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council. All of them are raised 5 or more feet off the ground to lessen the chance they will be damaged by flooding in the future. All of them also have a way to access the roof from the attic to make sure residents can’t get trapped during a flood — a situation that happened much too often after Katrina.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2015/08/28/resiliency-is...

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