Sustainable construction: Building stronger structures to ride out nature's disasters

03/4/2014 | Environmental Leader

The cost of damage caused by "Frankenstorms" is often in the billions of dollars. But it's possible that more green building could stem some of those costs. A report by the U.S. Green Buildings Council and the University of Michigan found that green-built structures are sturdier and more capable of withstanding natural disasters. This article includes details about building materials that can withstand winds and rains.

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